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Gov. Gregoire Extends Eastern Washington Burn Ban
OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire tonight extended a burn ban for all counties east of the Cascade crest, prohibiting all outdoor burning through midnight Sunday, Sept. 30. An emergency proclamation declaring a State of Emergency remains in effect, and allows continued air support from Washington&…
It’s Been an Very Intense and Unusual Fire Season This Year
This fire season has turned out be intense and unusual. More than 56,000 acres are burning throughout the state. Firefighters and neighbors KIMA Action News talked to said they've never seen a fire season like this.
More than three-thousand lightning strikes sparked four complex fires across the…
Taylor Bridge Firefighters Evacuated Fire Area on Foot
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — Fire commanders say a firefighter is recovering at home for a few days after suffering minor facial burns Wednesday at the Taylor Bridge Fire in central Washington.
Fire officials said in a statement Thursday that members of an engine crew attempted to leave an area…
Yakima Firefighter Busy Controlling Naches Wildfire
Fire crews worked for hours to control a fire off  Highway 12 near 40 Avenue on Sunday afternoon. Yakima Battalion Chief, Mitch Cole said crews were actually fighting two separate fires. The second could have been a spot fire that spread from the original flames...