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Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow
Oregon's Moccasin Hills fire destroys 9 homes, continues to grow

More than 100 people have been evacuated in south-central Oregon after a rapidly moving fire burned about 2,900 acres and destroyed nine homes in Klamath County, officials said Monday. No injuries have been reported from what is being called the Moccasin Hills fire, centered north of the Sprague River about 280 miles south of Portland. The cause of the blaze is under investigation, Jeri Chase, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Forestry, told the Los Angeles Times. The fire, which began Sunday, comes at the start of the wildfire season throughout the West. The Moccasin fire was one of three blazes burning in Oregon on Monday, and three others were being fought in nearby...

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