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Story by Kellee Azar, KATU Staff - Story Source
Published on Friday June 4, 2021 - 12:08 AM
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SALEM, Oregon - Representatives from Governor Kate Brown's office and state leaders who manage wildfires, conflagrations, and disaster response spoke on Thursday about Oregon's upcoming wildfire season.

More than one million acres in Oregon burned last year as the state was gripped by a historic wildfire season. Looking ahead at this year, officials are worried given how dry conditions were in April and May.

State officials with the governor's office say they're preparing, and this year, it's all hands on deck...