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File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/GettyImages)

Woman Who Lit Massive Wildfire To Give Firefighter Friends Work Sentenced

Johnson, of Warm Springs, pleaded guilty in May to one count of starting brush and timber on fire. As she was riding in a car with two little brothers in July 2013, she lit a small firework and threw it out the window, where it ignited brush, court records say.

CBS Seattle–09/03/2014

File photo of a firefighter spraying water while fighting a fire near an Indian reservation. (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Northwest Thunderstorms Complicate Fire Fights

Triple-digit heat and lightning have made firefighters’ jobs even more difficult across the Northwest, where two dozen large wildfires are already burning.

CBS Seattle–08/12/2014

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Fire Crews Contain Brush Fire In South Spokane

Firefighters have mostly contained a brush fire that broke out on a steep slope in south Spokane Monday afternoon.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Wildfire Threatens 7 Homes Outside Grants Pass

Firefighters have nearly contained a wildfire that threatened seven rural homes in drought-parched woods about 15 miles southwest of Grants Pass.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

TWISP, WASHINGTON - JULY 20: A firefighting helicopter returns to base on July 20, 2014 while fighting the Carlton Complex fires near Twisp, Washington. Several fires throughout the state have destroyed hundreds of homes, forced evacuations and continue to threaten more local communities. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Massive Carlton Complex Of Fires Now Half Contained

The massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained, officials said Wednesday night

CBS Seattle–07/24/2014

file photo of a firetruck  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Fire Erupts At Substation Near Seattle Center

Firefighters are pumping foam on a transformer fire at a City Light substation near the Seattle Center

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Evacuations Ordered In Washington State Wildfire

Firefighters have told residents of about 100 homes in Washington state they should evacuate because of a threatening wildfire. Residents of more than 100 other homes near Entiat have been told to be ready to leave.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2014

File photo of a helicopter flying over a wildfire. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Oregon To Use Radio-Controlled Helicopters

The state’s Department of Forestry will get the chance this summer to use a small remote-controlled helicopter

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

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Fire Destroys Four-Story Apartment Project

Fire destroyed an apartment building with about 90 units that was under construction in Vancouver

CBS Seattle–06/20/2014

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Scooter Driven In Building Sickens Workers, Sends Nine To Hospitals

Authorities say at least 17 people became ill and nine have been taken to area hospitals after a person drove a gas-powered scooter inside a downtown office building in Boise.

CBS Seattle–05/28/2014

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