Stories tagged: Washington wildfires
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015, midnight
Firefighters’ camp a small city
OMAK, Wash. – Mike McCann is used to pitching his tent among hundreds of others in a field. He’s used to waiting in line for dinner and a shower after …
Wed., Aug. 13, 2014, midnight
Feds deny disaster aid to individual Washington wildfire victims
President Barack Obama denied a request Tuesday for disaster aid to individuals who lost homes and property in the Central Washington wildfires less than a day after approving a disaster …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 12, 2014, 3:25 p.m.
Obama signs 1 disaster declaration, rejects another
President Barack Obama approved disaster aid to help local and tribal governments with recovery efforts from Central Washington wildfires but denied aid to private individuals who have lost homes or …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 5, 2014, 1:17 p.m.
Cub burned in wildfire flown to care center
WENATCHEE - Thursday evening - two weeks after the Carlton Complex fires roared around his home near Methow - Steve Love befriended a young bear cub who had suffered severe …
Wed., July 30, 2014, 1:11 p.m.
Officials inundated by wildfire donations
PATEROS, Wash. — After the largest wildfire in Washington’s history destroyed hundreds of homes and burned hundreds of square miles in north-central Washington, donations poured in.
Thu., July 24, 2014, 11:42 a.m.
State creates website for workers out of work due to wildfires
State employment officials have created a web page for workers and businesses affected by the recent Eastern Washington wildfires. That page explains those left out of work due to fires …
Thu., Sept. 27, 2012, 12:36 p.m.
Firefighters gaining on Washington wildfires
SEATTLE — Thousands of firefighters are still battling five major wildfires in Eastern Washington that have burned a total of 186 square miles, but managers are increasingly confident they’re gaining …
Fri., Sept. 14, 2012, 12:16 p.m.
National Guard deploys 2 helicopters to WA fire
WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Washington National Guard deployed two helicopters equipped with water buckets today to help crews battling a wildfire near Wenatchee.