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HERMISTON — Oregon State Fire Marshal officials said Monday, Sept. 4, that the wildfire that began Sunday near Highway 395 and Bensel Road had been extinguished as fire crews perfomed mop-up duty on hot spots.

Gert Zoutendijk, public information officer for the OSFM Green Incident Management Team, said around 2:30 p.m. Monday that the fire was out, but crews were dealing with small areas, stumps, underground brush and fence posts that continued to smolder.

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