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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...
Two Off-Duty Firefighters Killed in Jeep Crash
Two young off duty firefighters were killed in a jeep crash last week and family and friends are mourning their losses today. State Patrol troopers say the jeep driven by 20 year old Samual Amaral was found down a steep ravine in the Ahtanum creek area...
Firefighter Hoping for Two Wildfires to Become One
Concerns the massive wildfire near Cle Elum would merge into a 'monster fire' may come true, and fire crews say that would be beneficial in helping to battle the fires. Joe Anderson, Table Mountain Fire Team Spokesperson.
Firefighters tell our news partner KIMA Action News it'd be easi…
Fire Damage Harrah City Hall
It's dry in the Yakima valley. Firefighters know anything could spark a large grass, brush and or tree fire. Officials in Harrah this morning are assessing damage to Harrah city hall after a fire burned a storage shed and some shrubs in a city park...
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…
Firefighters Busy Containing Northwest Wildfires
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters have fully contained a wildfire that burned across a square mile near Ellensburg.
The fire was reported at about midnight Wednesday and blackened an estimated 700 acres before firefighters contained it Thursday...
Busy Labor Day Weekend For Firefighters
The drama started Friday night.  A 7 hundred acre fire on the Ahtanum ridge that attracted a lot of attention both in terms of firefighters and onlookers.  The blaze could be seen from throughout the Yakima area.  People were evacuated as firefighters from a number of different d…
Taylor Bridge Fire Fully Contained
AP-Firefighting officials say a stubborn wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in central Washington has been completely contained after a two-week fight.
Spokesmen for the Taylor Bridge Fire announced full containment Tuesday evening...
Containment Date of Taylor Bridge Fire Pushed Back
It's a tough fight with the Taylor Bridge fire and it's not yet under control. Firefighters were hoping that would happen today. But that target date for full containment has now been pushed back to August 29 that's next Wednesday.  Fire officials say the containment date has been delayed becau…
Taylor Bridge Fire Nearly Full Containment
Washington (AP) Fire crews have reached 57 percent containment on a central Washington wildfire that has burned dozens of homes.
The Taylor Bridge fire east of Cle Elum, Wash., has burned across more than 36 square miles or 23,000 acres of grass, sagebrush and timber...

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