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People in 50 Homes Get Evacuation Notice Due to Fire
WENATCHEE  (AP) — State and local officials say people in 50 homes south of Wenatchee have been told to get ready to leave because of a growing grass fire.
State Department of Natural Resources fire officials said on Twitter that the fire that began Monday had grown to an 7 square miles by…
Evacuation Orders Lifted For Fire Burning Near Moses Lake
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Residents have been allowed to return to their residences after a wildfire prompted the evacuation of about two dozen homes in central Washington.
A fire spokesman, Trooper Jeff Sevigney, says the blaze about 7 miles north of Moses Lake burned less land than initially t…
High Winds and Fire Destroys Car and Home
A fire driven by high winds destroyed a car and mobile home yesterday afternoon near Toppenish. The Yakima County Sheriff 's Office was first on the scene. A deputy was quickly able to remove the woman who lived in the home and within minutes the fire spread...
Grease Fire Evacuation At Safeway
A grease fire in the kitchen of the Safeway at South First and Mead caused an evacuation on Sunday. There were no injuries.  Store officials are evaluating the damage today. The fire was reported at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday when oil in a wok caught fire on top of one of the stoves...
Brush Fire Threatens North Yakima
Yakima, Wa looking North on N. 16th Ave.Yakima firefighters are battling a large brush fire that started near North 16th and Highway 12 this afternoon. The fire spread down each side of Highway 12 threatening homes and businesses in the area.