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
Man Arrested, Charged With Arson In Washington Wildfire That Destroyed 30 HomesThe Sleepy Hollow fire burned 2,950 acres and destroyed 29 homes
Firefighter Injured In Washington Wildfires Leaves HospitalTwenty-five-year-old Daniel Lyon still hasn't regained use of his hands, and it will take time to get his body functioning well enough to go back to work.
FEMA Rejects Washington State Appeal For Wildfire Victim AidInslee said that he will continue to fight for greater federal support for disaster recovery
3 Firefighters Die After Vehicle Crashes, Overcome By Flames In WildfireThree firefighters died after their vehicle crashed and was likely caught by flames as they battled a blaze in Washington state, authorities said. Four other firefighters were injured.
Officials: Wenatchee Wildfire Likely Human-CausedAuthorities say a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee was likely human-caused
Washington Wildfire Outlook: Above Normal Starting In JulyThe latest wildfire forecast calls for above-normal wildfire danger in Washington from July through September.
Fire That Started After Helicopter Crash 50 Percent ContainedA wildfire that started after a logging helicopter crashed in northeast Washington was about 50 percent contained as of Monday morning.