One of the firefighters injured while battling a blaze in north-central Washington underwent his first surgery but remains in critical condition.
Fire crews using air tankers, helicopters and bulldozers on Sunday were attacking several large fires burning in the Chelan area that have destroyed more than 50 structures and threatened many more homes.
Idaho officials say logging slash piles lit on fire in the fall, winter or spring could still be burning under the surface due to a lack of snowpack and pose a wildfire risk this summer.
An off-duty lieutenant with Kootenai Fire and Rescue knew he was looking at a dangerous situation when he heard screams and raced out of his home to see smoke pouring from his neighbors’ house in Rathdrum, Idaho.
Seattle police are looking for a man they say lit his girlfriend on fire.
Fire officials in the Seattle suburb of Auburn, Washington, say a 70-year-old woman out walking with two grandchildren and a dog had to be rescued Thursday afternoon after tumbling down a steep hillside above the White River. In addition to the initial slide, a Valley Regional Fire Authority spokesman says she fell about 20 feet off a vertical ledge.
Police in Bellevue, Washington, say a 30-year-old man suspected of killing a woman and setting fire to an apartment last week has been arrested in Northern California.
Authorities in southwest Idaho say four adults and four juveniles have been taken into custody after police responded to a report of a car fire.
Police in Bellevue, Washington, are searching for a 30-year-old man suspected of killing a woman and setting fire to an apartment last week.
A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman says firefighters found an elderly woman still in her home when they arrived to deal with a fire.