A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes
The Weather Service says a Northwest heat wave will last into the middle of next week
The fire has burned through nearly 30 square miles in Chelan County
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.
A new wildfire near Spokane quickly burned across nearly 700 acres Wednesday, prompting evacuation orders for about a dozen homes. In central Washington, a wildfire burned down to a major highway and threatened several more homes.
A new wildfire in central Washington has burned about 5,000 acres, or nearly 8 square miles, of brush and grass in Chelan County
A reward for information about who’s responsible for a 10-square-mile, human-caused wildfire near Bend has grown to $26,500 after a suspicious blaze broke out nearby on Tuesday in an area closed to the public.
An Alaskan wildfire that has burned 151 square miles is threatening about 150 cabins, vacation homes and year-round residents
Police have arrested a Central Oregon man accused of starting a wildfire that burned a Klamath County cabin and forced the temporary evacuation of about 120 homes.
A new central Oregon wildfire that quickly grew to cover half a square mile has prompted the evacuation of about 120 homes in several subdivisions.