As Hurricane Irma Churns, Oregon’s Eagle Creek Fire Continues to Burn: Photos

As Hurricane Irma tracks toward Florida, a nearly week-long fire in Eagle Creek, Oregon has quietly destroyed thousands of acres of forest in its path. The Oregon fire was allegedly started on Sept. 2 by a 15-year-old boy in Vancouver, Wash. who was using fireworks in the heavily wooded Columbia River Gorge, according to Oregon State Police.

As of this writing, the Eagle Creek fire is just 5% contained after six days, says the Oregonian, having burned approximately 31,000 acres. That’s...


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