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one tree after another falling and snapping.
"Everybody's being turned around. There are trees falling all over the place."
Ewing shared photos on Facebook of the nearby fire orange glow, and trees moving up on a nearby hillside -- how neighboring was hard to tell in the dark.
"Wow -- it is a nightmare," he wrote, observing fire crews head up the highway.
Scenes such as that were being repeated across much of the state, as a called windstorm came to pass amid high fire threat, sending trees toppling onto homes and highways and causing wildfires to spread fast, including one that shut Highway 97 north of Chiloquin.
By late Monday night, according to ODOT TripCheck, a nearly 70-mile stretch of Highway 22, west from the intersection with Highway 20, was closed due to the fires and also downed trees. State Highway 126 also was closed by a wildfire, four kilometers west of McKenzie Bridge.
ODOT advised early Tuesday that wildfires had shut a nearly 70-mile stretch (milepost 82 to 13) of country Highway 22 between Stayton and the Santiam Junction with Highway 20, along with a 26-mile stretch (milepost 28-54) of state Highway 126 (the McKenzie Highway) involving Vida and country Highway 242.
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