A new map of burns caused by the Eagle Creek fire in the Columbia River Gorge shows about 7,300 acres were highly burned and 14,600 acres were moderately. Oregon state officials have released a first look at how severely soil was burned. Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area spokesperson Rachel Pawlitz says the. Long after the ominous glow fades from the Eagle Creek Fire, thousands of burnt trees will serve as a redember reminder of the fire and flames that devoured. the Washington side of the Columbia Gorge will be a great place to see them. Officials have published new maps showing landslide risks in the Eagle Creek fire area The Columbia River Gorge, where the fire started burning Sept 2, is among the most landslideprone areas in the state, according to the Oregon. "In 1996 and 97 we had several large storms that caused landslides in the Columbia River Gorge," Burns said "And these landslides came down the. including the Columbia River Gorge, Mount Jefferson and the Three Sisters. With some roads near the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge reopening including Interstate 84 and the pending rainy season will further destabilize the area New maps have been published to highlight areas at the greatest. CASCADE LOCKS, OR Dry weather and sunny skies over the Columbia.