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Wildfires in Oregon merge into one

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Monday, June 9, 2014 - 5:51pm

Two wildfires burning near Bend, Oregon have merged.

The fires have been fueled by hot temperatures and high winds. Roughly 200 homes were evacuated over the weekend, but residents were allowed to return on Monday. They remain on standby to evacuate again should the fire change direction.

So far nearly 6,000 acres have been consumed.

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