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Residents Told to Leave as Fire Burns in Chelan County
LEAVENWORTH (AP) — Authorities are telling some residents to leave immediately as a fire that started at an old log yard burns north of Leavenworth.
Deputy State Fire Marshal Melissa Gannie says stacks of logs at an old mill burned and spread to downed timber, brush and standing timber Tuesday …
Fire at Seattle Boat House Burns 4 Boats, No Injuries
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle fire officials say four boats burned when a fire ripped through a boat house on Salmon Bay.
KOMO-TV reports the fire broke out just before 8 p.m. Sunday in the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard.
The fire sent a plume of smoke visible throughout much of the Seattle area...
Longview Homeless Shelter Evacuated Due to Fire
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — About 80 residents of a homeless shelter in southwestern Washington were evacuated after a fire in the laundry room.
The Daily News reports the Community House on Broadway emergency shelter in Longview was evacuated Wednesday morning...
Boat Sinks, Another Damaged in Fire at Seattle Marina
SEATTLE (AP) — One boat sank and another sustained damage in a Saturday morning fire at a marina in Seattle.
The U.S. Coast Guard in a news release says the boat that sank at Shilshole Bay Marina held about 150 gallons of fuel and a containment boom has been placed around the sunken boat...
Fire Destroys Apple Packing Plant in Central Washington
WENATCHEE  (AP) — A fire in central Washington state destroyed an apple packing plant late Friday and into Saturday but firefighters saved a nearby cold storage building.
Chelan County Fire District 1 spokesman Rick Isaacson says flames shot from all four sides of the 200-foot long, two-st…
Teens Charged With Arson in Connection With Yakima House Fire
YAKIMA -- Two teenagers have been charged with first-degree arson in connection with an October fire that destroyed a home where 11 people were living.
Joshua Bena, 19, and Benjamin Apple, 18, appeared Wednesday in Yakima County Superior Court and were released on their own recognizance pending their…
Thousands Lose Power After Ephrata Substation Explosion
EPHRATA (AP) — Authorities say customers in a small central Washington town were without power after an explosion at a public utility district substation.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office said on Facebook Wednesday evening that a Grant County Public Utility District substation caught fire…

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