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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

File photo (photo by: Trixie Textor/Getty Images)

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

(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

file photo of firetruck (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Firefighters Rescue Man Stuck In Chimney

Firefighters chiseled a hole through bricks early Tuesday to rescue a man who had gotten himself stuck inside a 20-inch wide chimney space at a Washington home that had been converted to apartments.

CBS Seattle–09/10/2013

Photo Credit: Julian Finney

Exploding Ammo At Burning Home In White Center

Ammunition exploded at a burning home in White Center early Wednesday morning.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

Stock photo of a US forestry firefighter (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Elderly Beacon Hill Man Rescued From Burning Home

Firefighters rescued an elderly man who couldn’t walk from a burning home Monday night in Seattle, in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.

CBS Seattle–11/27/2012

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN/AFP/GettyImages)

New Wildfire Threatens Dozen Homes

A Mason County sheriff’s spokesman says a new Western Washington wildfire burning northeast of Shelton is threatening a dozen homes and firefighters from three counties are battling it.

10/04/2012

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