Officials urged residents around the Mission Ridge ski area southwest of Wenatchee to leave their homes because of the rapid growth of the Table Mountain Fire Complex.
Washington and Oregon crews just aren’t big enough for the wildfires in Washington state, so officials are calling Canada for help.
Firefighters used tinfoil to protect a historic ranger station from a wildfire south of Mount Adams this week.
Three homes were destroyed and more homes were evacuated Tuesday as crews battled dozens of wildfires across eastern Washington.
Firefighters east of Washington’s Cascade Range are still working to contain dozens of wildfires sparked by a weekend lightning storm.
Firefighters working overnight to protect homes from a 500-acre wildfire near Wenatchee prevented any more structures from being lost, a spokesman said Monday.
Firefighting officials say a stubborn wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes just east of Cle Elum has been completely contained after a two-week fight.
Authorities in Eastern Oregon say a wildfire that sprang up quickly has trapped two archery hunters, and a helicopter will be called in to rescue them.
Some residents forced to flee a large central Washington fire were allowed to return to their homes Thursday, while firefighters in rural Idaho protected two threatened towns and thousands of crew members worked wildfires across California.
WA fire management officials said the fire is now 25 percent contained, up from 10 percent, in the fire that broke out Tuesday near Cle Elum, WA.