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File photo of firefighters trying to extinguish a wildfire. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

‘Funnel Of Fire’ Destroys Homes In Washington

The area is threatened by a fast-growing cluster of wildfires known as the Carlton Complex

CBS Seattle–07/18/2014

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Over 20 Cars Involved In I-90 Pile Up

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.

CBS Seattle–07/17/2014

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Washington Wildfire Burns Through Alp-Like Terrain

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.

CBS Seattle–07/17/2014

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

Wildfires Prompt State Of Emergency Declaration

A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes

CBS Seattle–07/16/2014

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Northwest Heat Wave Forecast Through Weekend

The Weather Service says a Northwest heat wave will last into the middle of next week

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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Hundreds Battle Central Washington Wildfire

The fire has burned through nearly 30 square miles in Chelan County

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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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 wildfire. (Photo by RAYMOND ROIG/AFP/GettyImages)

New Wildfire In NE Washington Threatens Homes

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.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Wildfire Threatens Homes In Chelan County

A new wildfire in central Washington has burned about 5,000 acres, or nearly 8 square miles, of brush and grass in Chelan County

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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

Oregon Wildfire Reward Increased To $26,500

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.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

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