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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

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Firefighters Still Battling Five Wildfires in Eastern Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of firefighters are still battling five major wildfires in Eastern Washington that have burned a total of 186 square miles, but managers are increasingly confident they're gaining control

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Stagnant Air Conditions Returns to Central Washington

After a day of relief from the smoke in Central Washington it's back says Dave Caprilie with the Yakima clean air authority. Like Yakima , Wenatchee and Cashmere enjoyed relatively clean air for about half a day before smoke from the area wildfires returned Tuesday night

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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

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Wildfire Smoke Forces CWU Football Game to be Moved

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — Central Washington University says thick smoke from wildfires has prompted it to move Saturday's home football game against Azusa Pacific University from the CWU campus in Ellensburg, Wash

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Firefighter Falls ill Dies While Battling Wildfire

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — A firefighter who died after falling ill while helping battle a wildfire north of

Wenatchee has been identified as a Darby, Mont., man. Crews are struggling to contain dozens of wildfires throughout the state of Washington

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Wildfire Smoke Decreases Air Quality in The Northwest

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wildfires are hurting air quality in much of Washington, as forecasters issued a stagnant weather advisory to last at least through Wednesday afternoon.

The National Weather Service says smoke from the blazes has drifted west over the Cascade Range but has not yet settled close to the ground

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White Salmon Fire Threatens 450 Homes

White Salmon, Wash. (AP) - Residents of a few more houses were told to evacuate early Thursday as a wildfire threatens homes and cabins in the Columbia River Gorge near White Salmon.

A spokesman for firefighters, Stan Hinatsu of the forest service, says a total of about 450 houses are threatened by the fire

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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

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Wildfire Danger Still High in Central Washington

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed the Ahtanum Meadows, Ahtanum Campground, and Whites Ridge Trailhead to assist with fire suppression efforts with the Diamond Butte fire

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