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Pacific Northwest Winemakers Worry Wildfire Smoke Could Ruin Harvest

September 14, 2017

With the Eagle Creek Fire burning along the Columbia River Gorge, Hood River has been cloaked in heavy smoke for more than a week. The fire now covers roughly 36,000 acres and has been burning since Sept. 2. Fire crews don't expect to be able to contain it until the end of the month.