Thousands Answer State’s Plea for Volunteer Firefighters
OMAK (AP) — Washington officials say more than 3,000 people have called and emailed in response to the state's request for volunteer help with wildfires.
The bad fire season has been severely straining resources. The Department of Natural Resources on Friday opened centers in Omak and Colville to coo…
19 Firefighters Dead in Arizona Wildfires
YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Fire crews in Arizona are trying to control a blaze that killed 19 elite firefighters and destroyed 200 homes.
The National Weather Service says there's a 30 percent of thunderstorms and showers Monday in the Yarnell area.
Two Men Escape Abandoned House Fire
Two men injured in a house fire Friday in Yakima were treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle over the weekend. Both were being treated for smoke inhalation. The two were among four people who were inside the abandoned home on the 400 block of North Fifth Avenue when the fire started Friday …
Elderly Mabton Couple Severely Burned in House Fire
An elderly couple from Mabton was severely burned and taken to a Seattle hospital Tuesday morning after a fire destroyed their home. Investigators say the woman sustained burns over 60% of her body. The man also received burns to his hands, arms and head...
Naches Campground Saved From Wildfire
A campground outside Naches became the latest bulls-eye of a fast-moving wildfire Monday morning. Crews managed to save the Wonderland campground. No one was hurt thanks to a quick response by firefighters. Nearly a dozen different fire crews set up camp Monday when the fast-moving fire started...

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