Firefighting officials say a stubborn wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes just east of Cle Elum has been completely contained after a two-week fight.
Some residents forced to flee a large central Washington fire were allowed to return to their homes Thursday, while firefighters in rural Idaho protected two threatened towns and thousands of crew members worked wildfires across California.
WA fire management officials said the fire is now 25 percent contained, up from 10 percent, in the fire that broke out Tuesday near Cle Elum, WA.
Gov. Chris Gregoire has declared a state of emergency for Kittitas and Yakima counties in response to a wildfire burning near Cle Elum.
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters employed every weapon they had Wednesday to battle a stubborn wildfire east of the Cascades that has destroyed dozens of homes across roughly 35 square miles. Helicopters […]
Fire crews in north-central Washington are fighting a new wildfire that has burned across a square mile of brush in Douglas County near the Columbia River.
Wildfire smoke drifting across the ocean from Siberia to the Pacific Northwest may explain why Seattle has had so many spectacular sunsets recently.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will tour the scene of devastating wildfires in Colorado on Friday, and thank firefighters battling some of the worst fires to hit the American West […]
BELFAIR, Wash. — At least one person who fired a gun caused extensive damage to a Mason County wrecking yard early Monday morning. The Mason County Fire District received dozens of calls about a blast […]
Two women whose bodies were found in a fire at a home near North Bend had been shot to death, the medical examiner’s office said Monday. Detectives are still trying to find Peter A. Keller, 41, who lives in the house where the women were found.