NEAR CLE ELUM, Wash. - When Incident Commander Rex Reed spoke to evacuees of the Taylor Bridge Fire Tuesday night, he teared up thinking about how strong his community has been throughout this fire. He mentioned seeing strangers helping strangers, evacuees helping evacuees, neighbors helping
By Saturday afternoon, containment of the Buffalo Lake Road fire had increased to 93%. Mop up continues to progress as firefighters work to ensure that the fire perimeter is brought under control. The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Washington Department
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) - Hundreds of firefighters using planes, helicopters, bulldozers and hand tools have managed to contain 25 percent of a central Washington wildfire that has destroyed dozens of homes across about 35 square miles.
The containment figure announced Wednesday evening is up
Spokane Valley Fire Department Press Release:
Units from the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a brush fire reported at 2:03 PM located near Liberty Lake Regional Park Saturday. Initial 9-1-1 callers reported seeing smoke in the area southeast of Liberty Lake and Valley Engine 3
**OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT**
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. - Units from the Spokane Valley Fire Department responded to a fire reported at 6:07 PM Friday evening located at 1711 North Madson St. in the Liberty Lake area. Employees of Precision Manufacturing
UPDATE: Police say an explosive found in a potato bin at a processing plant in Quincy Wednesday morning was an old military device that was apparently left over from practice bombing runs years ago in Eastern Washington.
Sgt. Paul Snyder told The Wenatchee World (http://is.gd/kofPwX) an employee
By YURI KAGEYAMAAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Most of the quarter-million people who fled massive flooding in southwest Japan were able to return home by Monday, but the danger had not fully passed from record rains that have killed at least 28 people.
Thousands of homes and hundreds of roads
Saturday's Weather Update:
Numerous Thunderstorms This Weekend..."Some
Overnight: Clusters of Thunderstorm activity will
persist well into the early morning hours…Some storms may be strong enough to
produce hail, strong wind bursts & localized
By KANTELE FRANKO and MITCH STACYAssociated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Exploding freight cars full of ethanol made for a dramatic early morning scene in Ohio's capital on Wednesday, but officials said the train derailment that led to a hurried evacuation of an urban neighborhood could have
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - More than 20,000 evacuation calls were never delivered to residents in the path of a wildfire that destroyed about 350 homes around Colorado Springs last month, records show.
It was the second time in five months that Colorado residents said they didn't get calls