A series of wildfires burn Sunday, May 21, 2023, near Boardman. The fires burned across 3,000 acres and led to the closure of Interstate 84 for several hours.

BOARDMAN — Multiple wildfires broke out Sunday afternoon, May 21, near Boardman with windy conditions causing the fires to burn more than 3,000 acres.

The Boardman Fire & Rescue District was dispatched at around 12:15 p.m. following reports of several wildfires on westbound Interstate 84 near Main Street in Boardman.

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