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  • Update: Donations collected in Spokane Valley for fire victims

    Update: Donations collected in Spokane Valley for fire victims

    Monday, August 24 2015 6:41 PM EDT2015-08-24 22:41:34 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 8:08 PM EDT2015-08-26 00:08:50 GMT
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Wildfires around the Inland Northwest have hit communities in every corner of the region, and now some local veterans are pitching in to help the victims. Veteran's Community Response is a local team of firefighters and veterans that works to better the community. The founder, Darrin Coldiron, says community service is a huge part of their effort.>>
    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Wildfires around the Inland Northwest have hit communities in every corner of the region, and now some local veterans are pitching in to help the victims. Veteran's Community Response is a local team of firefighters and veterans that works to better the community. The founder, Darrin Coldiron, says community service is a huge part of their effort.>>
  • Community impacted by Yale Road Fire rally for one another

    Community impacted by Yale Road Fire rally for one another

    Friday, September 2 2016 1:15 AM EDT2016-09-02 05:15:12 GMT
    Friday, September 2 2016 1:15 AM EDT2016-09-02 05:15:11 GMT

    ROCKFORD, Wash. – Hundreds gathered on the Freeman High School football field Thursday night to share food, stories, and stand together. 

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    ROCKFORD, Wash. – Hundreds gathered on the Freeman High School football field Thursday night to share food, stories, and stand together. 

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  • YALE ROAD FIRE UPDATE: 99% contained

    YALE ROAD FIRE UPDATE: 99% contained

    Sunday, August 21 2016 7:40 PM EDT2016-08-21 23:40:42 GMT
    Monday, August 29 2016 3:05 PM EDT2016-08-29 19:05:22 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - On Sunday, firefighters continued to focus efforts on mop-up activities, suppression repair and pulling equipment off the fire lines. The Wellesley Fire is 100% contained and is expected to stay within its perimeters. The Yale Fire is 99% contained – a 4% percent increase from yesterday with minimal fire activity. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - On Sunday, firefighters continued to focus efforts on mop-up activities, suppression repair and pulling equipment off the fire lines. The Wellesley Fire is 100% contained and is expected to stay within its perimeters. The Yale Fire is 99% contained – a 4% percent increase from yesterday with minimal fire activity. 

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  • Woman who lost everything in Cayuse Mountain Fire is grateful for donations

    Woman who lost everything in Cayuse Mountain Fire is grateful for donations

    Friday, August 26 2016 8:52 PM EDT2016-08-27 00:52:26 GMT
    Friday, August 26 2016 8:52 PM EDT2016-08-27 00:52:25 GMT

    WELLPINIT, Wash. - The Cayuse Mountain Fire burning on the Spokane Indian Reservation is now at least 50 percent contained. It's burned more than 18,000 acres and least 14 homes have been destroyed.

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    WELLPINIT, Wash. - The Cayuse Mountain Fire burning on the Spokane Indian Reservation is now at least 50 percent contained. It's burned more than 18,000 acres and least 14 homes have been destroyed.

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  • Firefighters battling Spokane Complex Fire near Beacon Hill and Valleyford

    Firefighters battling Spokane Complex Fire near Beacon Hill and Valleyford

    Sunday, August 21 2016 6:37 PM EDT2016-08-21 22:37:09 GMT
    Monday, August 22 2016 5:54 PM EDT2016-08-22 21:54:24 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Beacon Hill Fire: Update 2:50 p.m.: Washington State Patrol reports all evacuations for the Wellesley Fire (formerly known as the Beacon Hill fire) have been cancelled Monday afternoon. They tell drivers to drive cautiously in the area as firefighters will remain on scene to monitor the fire.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Beacon Hill Fire: Update 2:50 p.m.: Washington State Patrol reports all evacuations for the Wellesley Fire (formerly known as the Beacon Hill fire) have been cancelled Monday afternoon. They tell drivers to drive cautiously in the area as firefighters will remain on scene to monitor the fire.

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  • American Red Cross opens evacuation shelter

    American Red Cross opens evacuation shelter

    Sunday, August 21 2016 11:20 PM EDT2016-08-22 03:20:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 21 2016 11:20 PM EDT2016-08-22 03:20:30 GMT

    KHQ.com - The American Red Cross says that they are working with emergency management on all fires that are currently giving evacuations.They are taking the lead on an evacuation shelter at the Davenport Fairgrounds, and are on standby to open other shelters as needed. Anyone ordered to evacuate is welcome to take shelter at a Red Cross shelter. You...

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    KHQ.com - The American Red Cross says that they are working with emergency management on all fires that are currently giving evacuations.They are taking the lead on an evacuation shelter at the Davenport Fairgrounds, and are on standby to open other shelters as needed. Anyone ordered to evacuate is welcome to take shelter at a Red Cross shelter. You...

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  • Spokane County Fairgrounds opened as emergency animal shelter

    Spokane County Fairgrounds opened as emergency animal shelter

    Sunday, August 21 2016 11:15 PM EDT2016-08-22 03:15:40 GMT
    Sunday, August 21 2016 11:15 PM EDT2016-08-22 03:15:40 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Fairgrounds has now opened for emergency animal sheltering due to area fire activity in Spokane County. The small and large animal emergency shelter is now activated for current fires within Spokane County. Sheltering is currently open and located at the Spokane County Fairgrounds.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Fairgrounds has now opened for emergency animal sheltering due to area fire activity in Spokane County. The small and large animal emergency shelter is now activated for current fires within Spokane County. Sheltering is currently open and located at the Spokane County Fairgrounds.

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  • Statewide burn ban issued on all DNR-protect lands

    Statewide burn ban issued on all DNR-protect lands

    Wednesday, August 17 2016 4:33 PM EDT2016-08-17 20:33:20 GMT
    Wednesday, August 17 2016 4:33 PM EDT2016-08-17 20:33:19 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Citing the "most dangerous fire weather of the year," Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark expanded a statewide burn on Wednesday to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through September 30, 2016. 

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Citing the "most dangerous fire weather of the year," Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark expanded a statewide burn on Wednesday to prohibit all campfires on DNR-protected lands through September 30, 2016.  “After a relatively mild summer, we are entering a period of critical fire weather on both sides of the Cascades,” said Goldmark.

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  • Carpenter Road Fire now 100 percent contained

    Carpenter Road Fire now 100 percent contained

    Thursday, August 20 2015 12:24 PM EDT2015-08-20 16:24:07 GMT
    Saturday, September 19 2015 4:06 PM EDT2015-09-19 20:06:17 GMT
    UPDATE: September 19, 2015 1:00 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon the Carpenter Road Fire has been declared 100 percent contained at 63,972 acres. Officials report thousands of hours of hard work have been invested to bring the Carpenter Road Fire to the point that it can be turned back to the local agencies for management through the end of the fire season.>>
    UPDATE: September 19, 2015 1:00 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon the Carpenter Road Fire has been declared 100 percent contained at 63,972 acres. Officials report thousands of hours of hard work have been invested to bring the Carpenter Road Fire to the point that it can be turned back to the local agencies for management through the end of the fire season.>>
  • Kaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 26,119 acres; 80% contained

    Kaniksu Complex (Tower Fire) at 26,119 acres; 80% contained

    Friday, August 14 2015 2:02 PM EDT2015-08-14 18:02:52 GMT
    Saturday, September 19 2015 3:23 PM EDT2015-09-19 19:23:30 GMT
    UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. September 19: Fire crews assessed containment strategies on the Kaniksu Complex Fire Saturday, which resulted in some changing numbers on the fire.>>
    UPDATE: 12:15 p.m. September 19: Fire crews assessed containment strategies on the Kaniksu Complex Fire Saturday, which resulted in some changing numbers on the fire. At last report the Kaniksu Complex fire was 26,119 acres and 80 percent contained, but fire officials stress the change in containment percentage was not due to significant fire activity.>>
  • North Star Fire at 217,619 acres; 85% contained

    North Star Fire at 217,619 acres; 85% contained

    Monday, August 17 2015 12:26 PM EDT2015-08-17 16:26:07 GMT
    Saturday, September 19 2015 2:03 PM EDT2015-09-19 18:03:23 GMT
    UPDATE: September 19, 2015 11:00 a.m.: As of Saturday morning, the North Star Fire is 217,619 acres and 85 percent contained. The Tunk Block Fire is now 165,918 acres and 97 percent contained. Crews on both fires have started suppression repair operations.>>
    UPDATE: September 19, 2015 11:00 a.m.: As of Saturday morning, the North Star Fire is 217,619 acres and 85 percent contained. The Tunk Block Fire is now 165,918 acres and 97 percent contained. Crews on both fires have started suppression repair operations.>>
  • Kettle Complex fire now 76,389 acres; 60% contained

    Kettle Complex fire now 76,389 acres; 60% contained

    Thursday, August 20 2015 12:01 PM EDT2015-08-20 16:01:52 GMT
    Sunday, September 13 2015 1:35 PM EDT2015-09-13 17:35:28 GMT
    FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - UPDATE: September 13, 2015 10:30 a.m.: As of Sunday morning the Kettle Complex Fire is now 76,389 acres and 60 percent contained.>>
    FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - UPDATE: September 13, 2015 10:30 a.m.: As of Sunday morning the Kettle Complex Fire is now 76,389 acres and 60 percent contained.>>
  • Okanogan Complex Fire now 132,682 acres; 85% contained

    Okanogan Complex Fire now 132,682 acres; 85% contained

    Wednesday, August 19 2015 3:08 PM EDT2015-08-19 19:08:52 GMT
    Saturday, September 12 2015 3:24 PM EDT2015-09-12 19:24:35 GMT
    September 12, 2015 12:15 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon the Okanogan Complex fire is now 85 percent contained and 132,682 acres in size. The Chelan Complex, which is being managed by the same fire crews is 80 percent contained and 88,873 acres.>>
    September 12, 2015 12:15 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon the Okanogan Complex fire is now 85 percent contained and 132,682 acres in size. The Chelan Complex, which is being managed by the same fire crews is 80 percent contained and 88,873 acres.>>
  • The Great Northwest Firefight Fund Drive: A community effort to raise funds for those impacted by the wildfires

    The Great Northwest Firefight Fund Drive: A community effort to raise funds for those impacted by the wildfires

    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:55 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:55:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 7:55 PM EDT2015-08-26 23:55:42 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash.- Join KHQ, The Spokesman-Review and River Park Square as we join forces to collect donations for the Red Cross to help the people impacted by the recent wildfires.  On Friday, August 28th, if you stop by River Park Square and make a donation, you will be given a sticker, redeemable in the River Park Square food court for a slice of pizza from Holeshot Pizza or a scoop of ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s. >>
    SPOKANE, Wash.- Join KHQ, The Spokesman-Review and River Park Square as we join forces to collect donations for the Red Cross to help the people impacted by the recent wildfires.  On Friday, August 28th, if you stop by River Park Square and make a donation, you will be given a sticker, redeemable in the River Park Square food court for a slice of pizza from Holeshot Pizza or a scoop of ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s. >>
  • Colville Complex fire burns about 8,600 acres

    Colville Complex fire burns about 8,600 acres

    Monday, August 24 2015 7:15 PM EDT2015-08-24 23:15:35 GMT
    Tuesday, August 25 2015 1:42 PM EDT2015-08-25 17:42:26 GMT
    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Fire crews are making good progress on the Colville Complex.  Public Information Officer Howard Hunter says the fire hasn't made any significant movement for the last 3 to 4 days.>>
    STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - Fire crews are making good progress on the Colville Complex.  Public Information Officer Howard Hunter says the fire hasn't made any significant movement for the last 3 to 4 days. Hunter says the Marble Valley Fire is 3,087 acres and 95% contained.  He says the Gold Hill Fire is 557 acres and 87% contained. >>
  • One Okanogan resident thankful for what was saved

    One Okanogan resident thankful for what was saved

    Monday, August 24 2015 9:28 PM EDT2015-08-25 01:28:38 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 9:28 PM EDT2015-08-25 01:28:38 GMT
    OKANOGAN, Wash. - On his first dusty drive back home in days, Steve Lange didn't know what to expect."It was an inferno when I left," he said.The Okanogan Fire Department said you have a half hour to get all you want out of here now," he explained, "because the fire is jumping five miles at a time, and it's two jumps from your house.>>
    OKANOGAN, Wash. - On his first dusty drive back home in days, Steve Lange didn't know what to expect."It was an inferno when I left," he said.The Okanogan Fire Department said you have a half hour to get all you want out of here now," he explained, "because the fire is jumping five miles at a time, and it's two jumps from your house.>>
  • Riverside woman gets greatest blessing after fire

    Riverside woman gets greatest blessing after fire

    Monday, August 24 2015 9:22 PM EDT2015-08-25 01:22:17 GMT
    Monday, August 24 2015 9:22 PM EDT2015-08-25 01:22:17 GMT
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Kooetia Mears was trapped in between four fires on Riverside Cutoff Road in between Riverside and Conconelly.  "It just circled us," she said. She evacuated when smoke billowed over the hillside in her backyard and went all the way up to her property.But for three days, while staying in Omak, she didn't know the fate of her house.>>
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - Kooetia Mears was trapped in between four fires on Riverside Cutoff Road in between Riverside and Conconelly.  "It just circled us," she said. She evacuated when smoke billowed over the hillside in her backyard and went all the way up to her property.But for three days, while staying in Omak, she didn't know the fate of her house.>>
  • Fire mobilization center at Fairchild Air Force Base

    Fire mobilization center at Fairchild Air Force Base

    Sunday, August 23 2015 8:29 PM EDT2015-08-24 00:29:10 GMT
    Sunday, August 23 2015 8:29 PM EDT2015-08-24 00:29:10 GMT
    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. - Following the Obama Administration's approval of Gov. Inslee's request for a Federal Emergency Declaration, a new mobilization center has started being built at Fairchild Air Force Base to assist firefighting efforts in Eastern Washington.The mobilization center will be a staging area for 20 large fire engines and 10 water tankers.>>
    FAIRCHILD AIR FORCE BASE, Wash. - Following the Obama Administration's approval of Gov. Inslee's request for a Federal Emergency Declaration, a new mobilization center has started being built at Fairchild Air Force Base to assist firefighting efforts in Eastern Washington.The mobilization center will be a staging area for 20 large fire engines and 10 water tankers.>>
  • Chelan area fires now over 140,000 acres

    Chelan area fires now over 140,000 acres

    Monday, August 17 2015 4:35 PM EDT2015-08-17 20:35:21 GMT
    Sunday, August 23 2015 1:36 PM EDT2015-08-23 17:36:52 GMT
    CHELAN, Wash. -  Fire crews in Chelan fighting the Chelan Complex fire and other area fires say the fires burned a combined 140,703 acres as of Sunday morning.>>
    CHELAN, Wash. -  Fire crews in Chelan fighting the Chelan Complex fire and other area fires say the fires burned a combined 140,703 acres as of Sunday morning.>>
  • Family credits sunglasses with saving home from Okanogan Complex Fire

    Family credits sunglasses with saving home from Okanogan Complex Fire

    Saturday, August 22 2015 10:03 PM EDT2015-08-23 02:03:14 GMT
    Saturday, August 22 2015 11:31 PM EDT2015-08-23 03:31:24 GMT
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - A family in Riverside, Wash. is crediting a pair of sunglasses for saving their home from being overtaken by the Okanogan Complex wildfire. The Zimmermans started building their dream home in Riverside back in April. This week they were part of an evacuation from Riverside because of the wildfires. But one of the contractors working on the new home left behind a pair of expensive sunglasses.>>
    RIVERSIDE, Wash. - A family in Riverside, Wash. is crediting a pair of sunglasses for saving their home from being overtaken by the Okanogan Complex wildfire. The Zimmermans started building their dream home in Riverside back in April. This week they were part of an evacuation from Riverside because of the wildfires. But one of the contractors working on the new home left behind a pair of expensive sunglasses.>>
  • Firefighters still dealing with lack of resources

    Firefighters still dealing with lack of resources

    Saturday, August 22 2015 10:18 PM EDT2015-08-23 02:18:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 22 2015 10:18 PM EDT2015-08-23 02:18:32 GMT
    CUSICK, Wash. - The Tower Fire is burning at 8,685 acres and is 2 percent contained. It’s burning east of the Pend Oreille River.While things are a little calmer Saturday, firefighters are still facing many challenges. The main one being the lack of resources. Because of the many fires burning in our region, Pete Buist, public information officer, says they're just in line like everyone else hoping for more resources.>>
    CUSICK, Wash. - The Tower Fire is burning at 8,685 acres and is 2 percent contained. It’s burning east of the Pend Oreille River.While things are a little calmer Saturday, firefighters are still facing many challenges. The main one being the lack of resources. Because of the many fires burning in our region, Pete Buist, public information officer, says they're just in line like everyone else hoping for more resources.>>
  • Okanogan families return to destruction

    Okanogan families return to destruction

    Saturday, August 22 2015 2:01 AM EDT2015-08-22 06:01:47 GMT
    Saturday, August 22 2015 2:01 AM EDT2015-08-22 06:01:46 GMT
    OKANOGAN - As fires continue to burn around Okanogan, some folks are getting a first look at what some of these fires did and didn't leave behind.Early Friday morning, before sunrise, the first glimpse of the devastation left by fast moving wildfires that have terrorized the Methow Valley. With his own home threatened, John Nichols came to check on his friends the Flechers and couldn't believe what he found.>>
    OKANOGAN - As fires continue to burn around Okanogan, some folks are getting a first look at what some of these fires did and didn't leave behind.Early Friday morning, before sunrise, the first glimpse of the devastation left by fast moving wildfires that have terrorized the Methow Valley. With his own home threatened, John Nichols came to check on his friends the Flechers and couldn't believe what he found.>>
  • Injured firefighter undergoes surgery

    Injured firefighter undergoes surgery

    Saturday, August 22 2015 1:34 AM EDT2015-08-22 05:34:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 22 2015 1:34 AM EDT2015-08-22 05:34:31 GMT
    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - One of the firefighters injured while battling a blaze in north-central Washington underwent his first surgery but remains in critical condition. Susan Gregg, a spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says Daniel Lyon of Puyallup went through a surgery on Friday that sought to remove damaged tissue.>>
    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - One of the firefighters injured while battling a blaze in north-central Washington underwent his first surgery but remains in critical condition. Susan Gregg, a spokeswoman for Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says Daniel Lyon of Puyallup went through a surgery on Friday that sought to remove damaged tissue.>>
  • Call center set up for fires in Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties

    Call center set up for fires in Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties

    Friday, August 21 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-08-22 03:08:43 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 11:08 PM EDT2015-08-22 03:08:43 GMT
    The Department of Natural Resources have set up a fire information call center for fires in Ferry, Stevens and Pen Oreille Counties. Trained staff will answer public questions and forward callers to the correct Incident Management Team or County Emergency Operations Center that they need to reach.>>
    The Department of Natural Resources have set up a fire information call center for fires in Ferry, Stevens and Pen Oreille Counties. Trained staff will answer public questions and forward callers to the correct Incident Management Team or County Emergency Operations Center that they need to reach.>>
  • Lawyer with firetruck helps fight Okanogan fires

    Lawyer with firetruck helps fight Okanogan fires

    Friday, August 21 2015 8:51 PM EDT2015-08-22 00:51:09 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 8:51 PM EDT2015-08-22 00:51:09 GMT
    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - People in Okanogan might never know it, but Alex Thomason might have saved their home.Like so many others, Alex is out fighting every flame he sees, but he's not a firefighter, per se. In fact, he's a lawyer. He bought a firetruck two days ago and took a mini course, and now he's out fighting fires.>>
    OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - People in Okanogan might never know it, but Alex Thomason might have saved their home.Like so many others, Alex is out fighting every flame he sees, but he's not a firefighter, per se. In fact, he's a lawyer. He bought a firetruck two days ago and took a mini course, and now he's out fighting fires.>>
  • Mother and daughter killed in fire near Chattaroy identified

    Mother and daughter killed in fire near Chattaroy identified

    Friday, August 21 2015 7:07 PM EDT2015-08-21 23:07:44 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 7:07 PM EDT2015-08-21 23:07:43 GMT
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identified the mother and daughter who died in a fire on N. Elk-Chattaroy Road in Spokane County early Tuesday.The 37-year-old woman has been identified as Melina O'Flynn. Her 4-year-old daughter was also identified, but the cause of their deaths is still pending further tests.>>
    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office has confirmed the identified the mother and daughter who died in a fire on N. Elk-Chattaroy Road in Spokane County early Tuesday.The 37-year-old woman has been identified as Melina O'Flynn. Her 4-year-old daughter was also identified, but the cause of their deaths is still pending further tests.>>
  • Know Before You Go: Map of road closures due to wildfires

    Know Before You Go: Map of road closures due to wildfires

    Friday, August 21 2015 10:53 AM EDT2015-08-21 14:53:25 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 11:04 AM EDT2015-08-21 15:04:33 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - With wildfires still raging in Washington, the Department of Transportation has released a map that includes current road closures in the state due to wildfires.>>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - With wildfires still raging in Washington, the Department of Transportation has released a map that includes current road closures in the state due to wildfires. The map also includes existing fire perimeters as provided by the USGS. Road closure information on this map will be updated at 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily or as needed. >>
  • Video shows first images of Okanogan Complex Fire aftermath; More is to come

    Video shows first images of Okanogan Complex Fire aftermath; More is to come

    Friday, August 21 2015 9:26 AM EDT2015-08-21 13:26:38 GMT
    Friday, August 21 2015 10:54 AM EDT2015-08-21 14:54:35 GMT
    OKANOGAN, Wash. - KHQ Patrick Erickson was in Okanogan near the Spring Coulee area as the sun started to rise Friday, August 21. He captured the first images of the destruction caused by flames that raged through the area. The video shows burned out vehicles and house hold items and what's heartbreaking is that these are probably the first of many more devastating images to come. >>
    OKANOGAN, Wash. - KHQ Patrick Erickson was in Okanogan near the Spring Coulee area as the sun started to rise Friday, August 21. He captured the first images of the destruction caused by flames that raged through the area. The video shows burned out vehicles and house hold items and what's heartbreaking is that these are probably the first of many more devastating images to come. >>
  • PHOTOS: #ThankYouFirefighters

    PHOTOS: #ThankYouFirefighters

    Monday, August 17 2015 4:54 PM EDT2015-08-17 20:54:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 11:16 PM EDT2015-08-21 03:16:53 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Nationally, there are more than 1.1 million acres of wildfires burning, and thousands upon thousands of firefighters out battling them.>>
    KHQ.COM - Nationally, there are more than 1.1 million acres of wildfires burning, and thousands upon thousands of firefighters out battling them. It is a tough job for sure, and we are thankful for all of those men and women who leave their families and head out for the long and grueling fight to keep us safe. We asked followers on our KHQ Facebook page to submit photos of their loved ones who are out on the front lines>>
  • Washington DNR asking citizens to help with firefight

    Washington DNR asking citizens to help with firefight

    Thursday, August 20 2015 10:22 PM EDT2015-08-21 02:22:31 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 11:16 PM EDT2015-08-21 03:16:32 GMT
    OMAK, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources needs your help. For the first time in state history, the DNR is setting up temporary community resource coordination centers for those wishing to commit time or equipment to fighting the fires that are currently burning throughout the state.>>
    OMAK, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources needs your help. For the first time in state history, the DNR is setting up temporary community resource coordination centers for those wishing to commit time or equipment to fighting the fires that are currently burning throughout the state.>>
  • Firefighters killed and injured near Twisp identified

    Thursday, August 20 2015 5:54 PM EDT2015-08-20 21:54:02 GMT
    Thursday, August 20 2015 11:16 PM EDT2015-08-21 03:16:09 GMT
    TWISP, Wash. - The United States Forest Service has identified the three fallen firefighters who died battling wildfire near Twisp on Wednesday. 20-year-old Tom Zbyszewski, 26-year-old Andrew Zajac, and 31-year-old Richard Wheeler died after flames overtook their vehicle in the Woods Canyon area Wednesday.>>
    TWISP, Wash. - The United States Forest Service has identified the three fallen firefighters who died battling wildfire near Twisp on Wednesday. 20-year-old Tom Zbyszewski, 26-year-old Andrew Zajac, and 31-year-old Richard Wheeler died after flames overtook their vehicle in the Woods Canyon area Wednesday.>>
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