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
ELMER CITY, Wash. (AP) - A brush fire has burned about 4,100 acres and one old barn outside of Elmer City. Cathy Moses of the Colville Tribe says the fire is threatening nine structures near the town located near Grand Coulee Dam. The fire broke out Tuesday
UPDATE: Crews fighting a large blaze in central Washington hope to increase containment levels by Wednesday evening, but are keeping a wary eye on weather conditions later in the week. The fire burning near Cle Elum has burned dozens of homes and caused about 900 people to
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) - The U.S. Forest Service says a 20-year-old firefighter was killed when she was struck by a falling tree while working on a wildfire in northern Idaho. The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest says Anne Veseth from Moscow was struck Sunday afternoon when one
CHELAN, Wash. - A wildfire burning near Chelan has quickly grown to about 1,000 acres.
The fire started Sunday morning and is located about seven miles northwest of Chelan near Antoine Creek Road and Highway 97.
The Wenatchee World is reporting that at least 14 homes and outbuildings
PATEROS, Wash. (AP) - A wildfire across the Columbia River from Pateros in central Washington has grown to about 8,500 acres - more than 13 square miles - and is threatening five homes. Deputy State Fire Marshal Ron Bowen says residents have been evacuated. The
ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) - A Colorado woman fleeing a deadly wildfire crashed on the way to her father's home in Oregon, sparking a new blaze in Idaho.
Krista McCann tells KTVB-TV (http://bit.ly/LOAeLz ) that she loaded her most-valued possessions in her car in Colorado Springs, Colo., and fled the
OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced Wednesday the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands.
Effective midnight, July 12, 2012, the following changes will be implemented:
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Three new wildfires are burning in Utah.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/LMxxdr) lightning set off one blaze in high-desert grasslands about 20 miles north of the tiny Box Elder County community of Grouse Creek. Another grass fire is burning in that region.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The most destructive wildfire in Colorado history has been fully contained less than three weeks after it erupted.
A federal incident management team says the 29-square-mile Waldo Canyon Fire was completely encircled by Tuesday.
Officials say smoke may still be