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  • UPDATE: Brush Fire Off Of Cheney-Spangle Road 100% Contained

    UPDATE: Brush Fire Off Of Cheney-Spangle Road 100% Contained

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-08-21 03:45:06 GMT
    UPDATE: Fire officials say the brush fire burning off of W. Depot Springs Road is now 100% contained. Crews are still on scene mopping up.>>
    The brush fire burning south of Spokane near Cheney-Spangle Road is now 100 percent contained after a nerve racking afternoon. The plume of smoke that seemed to grow bigger and bigger Tuesday afternoon had a lot of people concerned as it grew to over 50 acres. The fire was burning through brush and meadows into areas of dense Ponderosa pine trees. Luckily the first crews on scene kept if from spreading to nearby homes and barns.>>
  • UPDATE: Triumph Lane Fire 30% Contained

    UPDATE: Triumph Lane Fire 30% Contained

    Tuesday, August 20 2013 11:03 PM EDT2013-08-21 03:03:52 GMT
    On the second day of the Triumph Lane Fire, crews were able to establish 30% containment. Flights over the fire provided better mapping and the fire is now confirmed at 675 acres. >>
    On the second day of the Triumph Lane Fire, crews were able to establish 30% containment. Flights over the fire provided better mapping and the fire is now confirmed at 675 acres.  The fire has been creeping and burning in brush, grass and pockets of timber 18 miles east of Lewiston. Twenty structures remain threatened along the Kettenbauch Grade Road and Triumph Lane.>>
  • Otter Declares Disaster For Idaho Wildfire Areas

    Otter Declares Disaster For Idaho Wildfire Areas

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 10:07 AM EDT2013-08-13 14:07:53 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has issued a disaster declaration for areas on southern Idaho ravaged in recent weeks by wildfires.>>
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has issued a disaster declaration for areas on southern Idaho ravaged in recent weeks by wildfires.>>
  • Hundreds Of Evacuations Ahead Of Idaho Wildfires

    Hundreds Of Evacuations Ahead Of Idaho Wildfires

    Monday, August 12 2013 3:44 PM EDT2013-08-12 19:44:30 GMT
    PINE, Idaho (AP) - Two destructive wildfires have burned over 310 square miles of land in south-central Idaho.
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    PINE, Idaho (AP) - Two destructive wildfires have burned over 310 square miles of land in south-central Idaho and led to hundreds of homes being evacuated near the town of Pine, as well as the communities of Prairie and Mayfield.>>
  • UPDATE: Wildfire Started By Lightning Threatens Homes Near Malaga, Wash.

    Wildfire Started By Lightning Threatens Homes Near Malaga, Wash.

    Monday, August 12 2013 3:43 PM EDT2013-08-12 19:43:22 GMT
    MALAGA, Wash. (AP) - A wildfire that was started by lightning Friday grew to more than nine square miles of grass on Monday near Malaga.>>
    MALAGA, Wash. (AP) - A wildfire that was started by lightning Friday grew to more than nine square miles of grass on Monday near Malaga.>>
  • Man Suffers Medical Issue, Dies On Ore. Fire Line

    Man Suffers Medical Issue, Dies On Ore. Fire Line

    Monday, August 12 2013 11:53 AM EDT2013-08-12 15:53:22 GMT
    VALE, Ore. (AP) - A 59-year-old man has died while working on a fire line in southeastern Oregon.>>
    VALE, Ore. (AP) - A 59-year-old man has died while working on a fire line in southeastern Oregon.>>
  • Lightning Sparks New Wildfire In Chelan County

    Lightning Sparks New Wildfire In Chelan County

    Sunday, August 11 2013 1:04 PM EDT2013-08-11 17:04:07 GMT
    State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Milepost 10 Fire located in Chelan County.>>
    State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Milepost 10 Fire located in Chelan County. Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste authorized the mobilization of state firefighting resources at 3:15 p.m. on August 10, 2013, at the request of Chelan County Fire District 1.>>
  • Lightning Sparks New Wildfire Near Colockum Tarps

    Lightning Sparks New Wildfire Near Colockum Tarps

    Saturday, August 10 2013 2:38 PM EDT2013-08-10 18:38:04 GMT
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters were in the final phases of mopping up the 125-square-mile Colockum Tarps Fire when lightning sparked another wildfire nearby.>>
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters were in the final phases of mopping up the 125-square-mile Colockum Tarps Fire when lightning sparked another wildfire nearby. Fire officials say the fire just west of the Columbia River had grown to about two square miles by Saturday morning. >>
  • Airway Heights Brush Fire

    Airway Heights Brush Fire

    Friday, August 9 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-08-10 03:42:57 GMT
    A brush fire in Airway Heights charred several acres of land on Friday morning.>>
    A brush fire in Airway Heights charred several acres of land on Friday morning.>>
  • ALERT: High Wildfire Danger Weekend Across Washington

    ALERT: High Wildfire Danger Weekend Across Washington

    Friday, August 9 2013 5:47 PM EDT2013-08-09 21:47:52 GMT
    SEATTLE (AP) - The National Weather Service says there's a high wildfire danger from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening across much of Western and Eastern Washington.>>
    SEATTLE (AP) - The National Weather Service says there's a high wildfire danger from Friday afternoon through Sunday evening across much of Western and Eastern Washington.>>
  • UPDATE: House Fire On Spokane's South Hill Spreads To Other Homes

    UPDATE: House Fire On Spokane's South Hill Spreads To Other Homes

    Friday, August 9 2013 4:49 PM EDT2013-08-09 20:49:03 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters were dispatched to a working structure fire, Thursday afternoon, in the area of 19th and Sherman. The smoke from the fire could be seen for miles.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters were dispatched to a working structure fire, Thursday afternoon, in the area of 19th and Sherman. The smoke from the fire could be seen for miles.>>
  • UPDATE: Firefighters Contain Brush Fire In Airway Heights

    UPDATE: Firefighters Contain Brush Fire In Airway Heights

    Friday, August 9 2013 1:55 PM EDT2013-08-09 17:55:12 GMT
    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - On Friday firefighters contained a brush fire on Rambo Rd. in Airway Heights. At least 2 to 3 acres charred. At one point structures were threatened. No injuries have been reported.>>
    AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - On Friday firefighters contained a brush fire on Rambo Rd. in Airway Heights. At least 2 to 3 acres charred. At one point structures were threatened. No injuries have been reported.>>
  • Spokane's New Budget Lacks Funds For Spokane's Fireman

    Spokane's New Budget Lacks Funds For Spokane's Fireman

    Thursday, August 8 2013 12:55 AM EDT2013-08-08 04:55:23 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash - Spokane Mayor David Condon recently announced his 2014 Budget Proposal, and many are glad because there are no cuts being made to the fire department, but, no funds are as of now being>>
    If funding is not going to be added that could many things to a major halt, like getting fire service back on the South Hill.>>
  • Structure Fire In Northeast Spokane Causes Extensive Damage To Mobile Home

    Structure Fire In Northeast Spokane Causes Extensive Damage To Mobile Home

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 1:04 PM EDT2013-08-07 17:04:25 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire crews responded to a structure fire at a mobile home in Northeast Spokane near Wellesley and Florida around 6am Wednesday morning.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Fire crews responded to a structure fire at a mobile home in Northeast Spokane near Wellesley and Florida around 6am Wednesday morning.>>
  • Major Wash. Wildfire Was Human-Caused

    Major Wash. Wildfire Was Human-Caused

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 10:20 AM EDT2013-08-06 14:20:59 GMT
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Fire investigators have decided that a central Washington wildfire that has burned more than 125 square miles was human caused but they're not saying how it started or who started it in late July.>>
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Fire investigators have decided that a central Washington wildfire that has burned more than 125 square miles was human caused but they're not saying how it started or who started it in late July.>>
  • UPDATE: Colockum Tarps Fire Now At 80,400 Acres, 60% Contained

    UPDATE: Colockum Tarps Fire Now At 80,400 Acres, 60% Contained

    Sunday, August 4 2013 1:23 PM EDT2013-08-04 17:23:29 GMT
    Firefighting crews continued working hard to complete fire lines along the western perimeter of the Colockum Tarps Fire. 
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    Firefighting crews continued working hard to complete fire lines along the western perimeter of the Colockum Tarps Fire. They are making good progress in the steep, timbered draws along that flank of the fire. The remaining four and one half (4.5) miles of fire line construction require careful preparation in order to successfully burn out remaining fuels and secure the line.
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  • UPDATE: Colockum Tarps Fire 25% Contained

    UPDATE: Colockum Tarps Fire 25% Contained

    Thursday, August 1 2013 2:53 PM EDT2013-08-01 18:53:07 GMT
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters in central Washington are working to shore up the southern and western flanks of a blaze that has charred a wide swath of land in Kittitas and Chelan counties.>>
    WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - Firefighters in central Washington are working to shore up the southern and western flanks of a blaze that has charred a wide swath of land in Kittitas and Chelan counties.>>
  • Wildfire Reaches Wind Farm Near Ellensburg

    Wildfire Reaches Wind Farm Near Ellensburg

    Thursday, August 1 2013 10:18 AM EDT2013-08-01 14:18:17 GMT
    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) - The wildfire that started south of Wenatchee and covered 109 square miles has burned to the edge of a Puget Sound Energy wind farm about 17 miles east of Ellensburg.>>
    ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) - The wildfire that started south of Wenatchee and covered 109 square miles has burned to the edge of a Puget Sound Energy wind farm about 17 miles east of Ellensburg.>>
  • Colockum Tarps Fire Evacuee: "We Just Wait Now"

    Colockum Tarps Fire Evacuee: "We Just Wait Now"

    Thursday, August 1 2013 4:12 AM EDT2013-08-01 08:12:56 GMT
    Dozens of families living northeast of the small town of Kittitas woke up Wednesday to the word they hoped they would never hear: it's time to evacuate.>>
    Dozens of families living northeast of the small town of Kittitas woke up Wednesday to the word they hoped they would never hear: it's time to evacuate.>>
  • UPDATE: Nespelem Fire Apparently Appears Accidental

    UPDATE: Nespelem Fire Apparently Appears Accidental

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 4:05 PM EDT2013-07-31 20:05:31 GMT
    NESPELEM, Wash. (AP) - The fire that destroyed the administration building for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Nespelem apparently was accidental.>>
    NESPELEM, Wash. (AP) - The fire that destroyed the administration building for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Nespelem apparently was accidental.>>
  • Is Your Camp Fire Legal?

    Is Your Camp Fire Legal?

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 11:44 AM EDT2013-07-31 15:44:54 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Part of summer means enjoying s'mores around the campfire, but with the current hot, dry conditions, you're small campfire could start a much bigger fire…the kind you don't want.>>
    KHQ.COM - Part of summer means enjoying s'mores around the campfire, but with the current hot, dry conditions, you're small campfire could start a much bigger fire…the kind you don't want. Fire restrictions are therefore in place right now in Spokane County.>>
  • FIRST ON KHQ: Beach Fire Spreads To Timber Near Mica Bay

    FIRST ON KHQ: Beach Fire Spreads To Timber Near Mica Bay

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 12:35 AM EDT2013-07-31 04:35:09 GMT
    UPDATE: Doubletree fire near Mica Bay in CDA is now 100% contained. Crews will remain on scene throughout the night. They hope to begin the mop up phase Wednesday morning.
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    UPDATE: Doubletree fire near Mica Bay in CDA is now 100% contained. Crews will remain on scene throughout the night. They hope to begin the mop up phase Wednesday morning.  INSIDE>>>|SLIDESHOW|>>
  • Brush Fire Near Wenatchee Destroys Two Buildings

    Brush Fire Near Wenatchee Destroys Two Buildings

    Saturday, July 27 2013 5:17 PM EDT2013-07-27 21:17:27 GMT
    A Saturday morning brush fire burning south of Wenatchee has destroyed a mobile home and another structure.>>
    A Saturday morning brush fire burning south of Wenatchee has destroyed a mobile home and another structure. Spokeswoman Kay McKellar says the fire burning on about 1.5 square miles at Colockum Pass has forced evacuation of more than 40 homes and cabins in the area.>>
  • Fire Crews Across Inland Northwest Gearing Up For Perfect Storm

    Fire Crews Across Inland Northwest Gearing Up For Perfect Storm

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 9:35 PM EDT2013-07-17 01:35:14 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash – With a red flag warning and thunderstorms expected overnight, fire crews across the Inland Northwest are ready for what they expect to be a very busy next few days.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash – With a red flag warning and thunderstorms expected overnight, fire crews across the Inland Northwest are ready for what they expect to be a very busy next few days. But even after the thunder and lightning pass, they know the danger isn't over yet; lightning sparked fires can happen days after the storm. >>
  • UPDATE: Wildfire Grows To 2000 Acres In Okanogan County

    UPDATE: Wildfire Grows To 2000 Acres In Okanogan County

    Tuesday, July 16 2013 3:27 PM EDT2013-07-16 19:27:14 GMT
    UPDATE: The fire is 90% contained. At least one outbuilding was destroyed. Firefighters are hoping to contain the fire on Tuesday night. So far no injuries have been reported.>>
    UPDATE: The fire is 90% contained. At least one outbuilding was destroyed. Firefighters are hoping to contain the fire on Tuesday night. So far no injuries have been reported.>>
  • FIRST ON KHQ: Brush Fire Near Airway Heights

    FIRST ON KHQ: Brush Fire Near Airway Heights

    Sunday, July 14 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-07-15 02:01:33 GMT
    Firefighters from Spokane County responded to a brush fire in the 11800 block of W. Deno Rd. near Northern Quest Casino.>>
    Firefighters from Spokane County responded to a brush fire in the 11800 block of W. Deno Rd. near Northern Quest Casino. Fire officials on scene told our crew they do have a wet line around the fire which is about 3 acres in size and expect to have it completely extinguished Sunday evening. Firefighters from Airway Heights and Washington DNR will remain on scene to put out any hot spots.>>
  • RIGHT NOW: Fire Keeps 150 Busy Near Idaho Subdivision

    RIGHT NOW: Fire Keeps 150 Busy Near Idaho Subdivision

    Monday, July 8 2013 12:00 PM EDT2013-07-08 16:00:33 GMT
    BANKS, Idaho (AP) - A small wildfire is burning near a subdivision in mountainous central Idaho, but firefighters say the blaze grew less active overnight as temperatures cooled.>>
    BANKS, Idaho (AP) - A small wildfire is burning near a subdivision in mountainous central Idaho, but firefighters say the blaze grew less active overnight as temperatures cooled.>>
  • 25 Mile Fire Near Manson Determined To Be Human-Caused; DNR Looking For Information

    25 Mile Fire Near Manson Determined To Be Human-Caused; DNR Looking For Information

    Sunday, July 7 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-07-07 14:19:02 GMT
    Late in the afternoon on Thursday, July 4th, local firefighters, the U.S. Forest Service and the Washington Department of Natural Resources responded to a wildfire.>>
    Late in the afternoon on Thursday, July 4th, local firefighters, the U.S. Forest Service and the Washington Department of Natural Resources responded to a wildfire reported north of Manson, Washington across Lake Chelan from the Twenty Five Mile Creek State Park. The fire started near the Dutch Harbor area and has been determined to be human caused. A boat was seen quickly leaving the area, headed up-lake at the time of the ignition.>>
  • Vice President Joe Biden To Visit Arizona For Firefighter Memorial

    Vice President Joe Biden To Visit Arizona For Firefighter Memorial

    Friday, July 5 2013 12:17 PM EDT2013-07-05 16:17:53 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will travel to a memorial in Arizona for the 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire.>>
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will travel to a memorial in Arizona for the 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire.>>
  • More Crews Headed To Fire Near Owyhee Dam

    More Crews Headed To Fire Near Owyhee Dam

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 2:49 PM EDT2013-07-03 18:49:44 GMT
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - More firefighters are headed to an Eastern Oregon fire near the Owyhee Dam, where temperatures are expected to cool but the winds are forecast to pick up.>>
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - More firefighters are headed to an Eastern Oregon fire near the Owyhee Dam, where temperatures are expected to cool but the winds are forecast to pick up.>>
  • Widow Reveals Texts From Doomed Firefighter

    Widow Reveals Texts From Doomed Firefighter

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 11:48 AM EDT2013-07-02 15:48:27 GMT
    NBCNEWS.COM - Holding back tears, Juliann Ashcraft described text messages and photos she and her husband exchanged just before he died.>>
    KHQ.COM - Holding back tears, Juliann Ashcraft described text messages and photos she and her husband exchanged just before he died. Nineteen men, members of an elite "Hotshot" team, died Sunday battling the out-of-control wildfire Sunday outside Yarnell, Ariz.>>
  • NEW DETAILS: 19 Firefighters Killed While Battling Arizona Wildfire Identified

    UPDATE: 19 Firefighters Killed While Battling Arizona Wildfire Identified

    Monday, July 1 2013 7:13 PM EDT2013-07-01 23:13:47 GMT
    PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - The city of Prescott has released the names of the 19 firefighters who were killed in a wildfire. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s.>>
    PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - The city of Prescott has released the names of the 19 firefighters who were killed in a wildfire. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s.>>
  • WILDFIRE ALERT: Crews Fighting South-Central Idaho Wildfire

    WILDFIRE ALERT: Crews Fighting South-Central Idaho Wildfire

    Sunday, June 30 2013 1:15 PM EDT2013-06-30 17:15:23 GMT
    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Crews in south-central Idaho are working to contain a 5-square-mile wildfire burning several miles northwest of Hollister.>>
    TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Crews in south-central Idaho are working to contain a 5-square-mile wildfire burning several miles northwest of Hollister.>>
  • 5 Acre Brush Fire In Hangman Valley Area

    5 Acre Brush Fire In Hangman Valley Area

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:01 PM EDT2013-06-19 02:01:22 GMT
    Firefighters are mopping up a brush fire just north of the Hangman Valley area near Baltimore and Moran Vista Lane.
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    Firefighters are mopping up a brush fire just north of the Hangman Valley area near Baltimore and Moran Vista Lane. Dispatch started getting calls just before 4:00pm Tuesday afternoon of homeowners seeing smoke in the Hangman Valley area. Firefighters from Spokane County Fire District #8 and Washington State DNR responded.>>
  • Idaho Brush Fire Underscores Dry Conditions

    Idaho Brush Fire Underscores Dry Conditions

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 10:35 AM EDT2013-06-18 14:35:35 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Fire prediction specialists at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise have already predicted a busy 2013 fire season.>>
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Fire prediction specialists at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise have already predicted a busy 2013 fire season.>>
  • Wildfire Burning South Of Soap Lake

    Wildfire Burning South Of Soap Lake

    Monday, June 17 2013 5:20 PM EDT2013-06-17 21:20:45 GMT
    KHQ.COM - There's a wildfire burning on Hwy. 17 just south of Soap Lake. Drivers are encouraged to drive through Ephrata to get around the fire.>>
    KHQ.COM - There's a wildfire burning on Hwy. 17 just south of Soap Lake. Drivers are encouraged to drive through Ephrata to get around the fire.>>
  • UPDATE: Colo. Firefighters Could Get More Help From Rain

    UPDATE: Colo. Firefighters Could Get More Help From Rain

    Monday, June 17 2013 12:25 PM EDT2013-06-17 16:25:12 GMT
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are hoping for more help from rainy weather today as they try to put out hot spots from Colorado's most-destructive wildfire ever.>>
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters are hoping for more help from rainy weather today as they try to put out hot spots from Colorado's most-destructive wildfire ever.>>
  • Firefighters Advance Containment On Colorado Wildfire

    Firefighters Advance Containment On Colorado Wildfire

    Saturday, June 15 2013 3:08 PM EDT2013-06-15 19:08:40 GMT
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado sheriff says firefighters "are getting the upper hand" on the most destructive wildfire in state history.>>
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado sheriff says firefighters "are getting the upper hand" on the most destructive wildfire in state history as crews expanded containment with no new houses lost.>>
  • WILDFIRE ALERT: Multiple Fires Burning Near Omak

    WILDFIRE ALERT: Multiple Fires Burning Near Omak

    Thursday, June 13 2013 6:22 PM EDT2013-06-13 22:22:09 GMT
    OMAK, Wash. - A total of 5 fires broke out near Omak on Thursday afternoon. The fire that's the biggest is just north of Omak and has charred at least 20 to 30 acres.>>
    OMAK, Wash. - A total of 5 fires broke out near Omak on Thursday afternoon. The fire that's the biggest is just north of Omak and has charred at least 20 to 30 acres.>>
  • WILDFIRE ALERT: Homes Burned Near Colorado Springs Could Approach 100

    WILDFIRE ALERT: Homes Burned Near Colorado Springs Could Approach 100

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 11:46 AM EDT2013-06-12 15:46:11 GMT
    The number of houses destroyed by a wildfire near Colorado Springs could grow to around 100, and the sheriff says unpredictable winds still make it a dangerous blaze.>>
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The number of houses destroyed by a wildfire near Colorado Springs could grow to around 100, and the sheriff says unpredictable winds still make it a dangerous blaze.>>
  • UPDATE: Central Washington Wildfire Contained

    UPDATE: Central Washington Wildfire Contained

    Monday, June 10 2013 11:20 AM EDT2013-06-10 15:20:36 GMT
    Photo courtesy: LynaePhoto courtesy: Lynae
    ZILLAH, Wash. (AP) - A wildfire that spread across 10,000 acres of sagebrush and grassland since breaking out Friday between Moxee and Zillah was declared 100 percent contained Sunday evening.>>
    ZILLAH, Wash. (AP) - A wildfire that spread across 10,000 acres of sagebrush and grassland since breaking out Friday between Moxee and Zillah was declared 100 percent contained Sunday evening.>>
  • Brush Fire On The West Plains

    Brush Fire On The West Plains

    Sunday, June 9 2013 8:40 PM EDT2013-06-10 00:40:30 GMT
    Several firefighting agencies were called out to a brush fire Sunday afternoon on the West Plains. It was located out near Airway Heights near the intersection of Rambo Road and Jacobs Road.>>
    Several firefighting agencies were called out to a brush fire Sunday afternoon on the West Plains. It was located out near Airway Heights near the intersection of Rambo Road and Jacobs Road. The fire was about 2 acres at its peak, but fire crews were able to get a line around it and knock it down quickly.>>
  • Rain Delays Wildfire Season In Parts Of West

    Rain Delays Wildfire Season In Parts Of West

    Saturday, June 1 2013 12:26 PM EDT2013-06-01 16:26:23 GMT
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the National Interagency Fire Center say recent precipitation and cooler temperatures have delayed by several weeks the start of the fire season.>>
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the National Interagency Fire Center say recent precipitation and cooler temperatures have delayed by several weeks the start of the fire season in Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Montana.>>
  • RIGHT NOW: At Least 4,000 Evacuated As Wildfire Rages In California

    RIGHT NOW: At Least 4,000 Evacuated As Wildfire Rages In California

    Tuesday, May 28 2013 12:45 PM EDT2013-05-28 16:45:24 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Southern California's wildfire season has flared up again, this time chasing 4,000 residents and campers out of the mountains of Santa Barbara County.>>
    KHQ.COM - Southern California's wildfire season has flared up again, this time chasing 4,000 residents and campers out of the mountains of Santa Barbara County.>>