Stories tagged: 2018 wildfire
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
A wildfire in Kittitas County has burned 70,000 acres and closed eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Vantage. The Boylston fire is among several that are scorching scrubland and wheat …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
The fires that burned more than 100 acres of land, destroyed at least one home and forced hundreds of evacuations will also impact the local mountain biking community.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Firefighters said Thursday morning that the Upriver Beacon fire has been largely contained.
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 12:03 p.m.
People returned to their homes in the Beacon Hill area Wednesday morning after a fast-moving wildfire burned more than 115 acres and forced evacuations.
UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
Hundreds of Spokane County residents who live north of the Upriver Dam were forced to evacuate late Tuesday afternoon by a fast-moving wildfire that quickly consumed 200 acres.
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Crews work to contain 2,400-acre fire near Colville Reservation; evacuation notices lifted for regions near Soap Lake
The Rattlesnake fire burning on the Colville Indian Reservation near Lake Roosevelt is about 40-percent contained, fire officials said Sunday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Two wildfires sparked Tuesday in Central Washington, their flames coming close to major highways and forcing evacuations.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Forecasted wind gusts reaching 50 mph and lightning could combine to spark wildfires in the Columbia Basin, on the Palouse and near Spokane, the National Weather Service warned. The warning …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Spokane will be under a Red Flag Warning from 2 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Saturday morning. A Red Flag Warning signals a high risk for fire. Windy weather, low …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
Fire crews near Liberty Lake and Cheney are battling a pair of fires, both several acres in size that were reported within an hour of each other Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Fire crews were able to contain a large fire burning north of Interstate 90 in Kittitas County from threatening structures in the town of Vantage.
UPDATED: Tue., June 19, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Idaho is as prepared as possible for the approaching wildfire season, with fire crews and air resources strategically placed, more ranchers signing up to help fight fires and two state-owned …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Firefighters at a fire near Soap Lake kept the blaze within designated boundaries Wednesday despite gusty winds, according to a news release from Washington State Patrol. The fire was 90 …
Wed., June 13, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Washington officials bracing for a challenging wildfire season after a hot, dry May.
UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
State fire resources have been tapped to fight the Soap Lake Fire, burning 5 miles north of the town of Soap Lake in Grant County.