Wildfires Threaten Homes, Pollute Air in Pacific NorthwestThe region has not seen rain since early June and high temperatures have primed it for big fires, Washington Deputy State Fire Marshal John Wabel said.
Wildfire Near Mount Rainier Grows To 24 Square MilesA wildfire burning northeast of Mount Rainier National Park has grown to 24 square miles (62 square kilometers) and led to the closure of State Highway 410.
Fires In Central Washington Cover More Than 11 MilesTwo wildfires burning in north central Washington have consumed more than 11 square miles (30.3 square kilometers).
Washington Warns Of Wildfire DangerState officials are warning about increased wildfire danger in all of Eastern Washington through the weekend.
Washington Fire At Tourism Spot Is Mostly ContainedNorthwest Incident Management Team spokesman Brendan Cowan says the fire near the town of Leavenworth was 78 percent contained Thursday morning.
Feds To Use Fires To Reduce Wildfire RisksTo reduce the risks of wildfires, federal officials this spring are planning to conduct controlled burns on more than 9,000 acres of land in Washington state forests.
Thousands of Spokane Homes at High Risk From WildfireMore than 18,000 homes are at risk, according to a new report from real estate data firm CoreLogic.
Orphaned Elk Nuzzles FirefightersThe orphaned elk, dubbed Buttons by the locals, is a fixture in Kittitas County
DNR Issues Burn Ban For Eastern WashingtonThe DNR burn ban is scheduled to remain in effect through Sept. 30. It may be extended or shortened based on fire weather.
Washington's Wildfire Season Gets Off To Abrupt, Early StartWashington's wildfire season got off to an abrupt and early start this month when two separate blazes tore through dry, steep forest, fueling worries about what lies ahead.
Crews Battling 2 Wildfires In Western WashingtonA fire official says rain and cooler weather are helping crews tackled two wildfires burning in east Snohomish County and near the town of Oso.
Washington Wildfire Season Officially Begins FridayLast year's wildfire season was the worst in recent history, with more than a million acres burned and 307 homes destroyed