Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control.
The area is threatened by a fast-growing cluster of wildfires known as the Carlton Complex
Fifteen cars and nine tractor-trailers collided on Interstate 90 on Thursday, leaving nearly a dozen people injured and causing a pileup that snarled traffic on the main route across Washington state, authorities said.
A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village adopted a Bavarian theme to attract tourists.
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