Wildfire, Windstorm Damage Reported

September 07, 2020

Reports of wildfires moving swiftly with the windstorm have been reported with evacuations happening in the Hermiston area. Shown is a fire burning north of Hermiston earlier this evening near the Power City Substation.

Winds gusted throughout the afternoon, peaking at 51 mph at the Hermiston Airport at 6:19 p.m.

UEC crews are responding to widespread outages caused by trees in lines, downed lines and wildfire damage.

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