Firefighters are trying to prevent a fast-growing wildfire from jumping the Columbia River. The fire on the Colville Indian Reservation was likely started by lightning last Friday and has since grown to about 62 square miles. The fire, southeast of the town of Keller, Washington, is moving east and has almost reached the banks of […]
The Desert Canyon Fire near Orondo in Douglas County is fully contained and teams were demobilized over the weekend. Fire crews said yesterday they reached full containment, keeping the fire to just under 1,500 acres. No structures were damaged and no one was injured. Evacuation notices to homes in Browns Canyon Road were lifted Thursday […]
A wildfire burning in dry grass and sage lands near the Columbia River in Grant County is holding steady at 20,380 acres, about 28 square miles. The Highway 243 Fire near Wanapum Dam is now 65 percent contained. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says all evacuation notices have been lifted and they’re reopening roads closed […]
[1/27/19] Hawkins Touts Wildfire Plan
The DNR’s wildfire protection plan has support from State Senator Brad Hawkins.
[10/3/18] Emergency Wildfire Action By-Products
How a firefighting technique during a wildland fire can lead to a windfall.
[10/3/18] Okanogan County Fires
Several fires in Okanogan County Tuesday afternoon.
[9/4/18] Fire Update – 9/04 3 p.m.
ALL evacuation levels on the Cougar Creek Fire have been lifted as of 12 noon today.
Level 2 Evacuation Notice issued.
[8/28/18] Cougar Creek Fire Information Links
Links for information on the Cougar Creek Fire.
The latest on the Crescent Mountain and McLeod fires.