Fire, Fire and More Fire in Inland Northwest: Air Quality Advisory in Effect - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Fire, Fire and More Fire in Inland Northwest: Air Quality Advisory in Effect

Posted: Updated:

THIS JUST IN:  right now firefighters in our state battling a number of fires...many of you calling into our newsroom to report smoke filled skies.... Fire crews are mopping up a brush fire in the Nine Miles fall Area We're told the blaze was less than an acre...no structures were damaged and no injuries to report..the cause is unknown

Crews are battling the Kurby fire located east of Cherrylane Idaho. Investigators estimate the blaze at 300 acres in size. There is no word yet on what caused it.    

The tin pan fire is now burning in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. It's burning over 36 hundred acres right now. The fire was caused by lightning.

To the tripod fire now...also in the okanogan-wenatchee national forest. It's burning over 44 thousand acres and is only five percent contained. The fire is located seven miles north east of winthrop.

Now to the flick creek fire... It's burning in the north cascades national park at just over 4 thousand acres, and is 25 percent contained tonight. The fire is located three miles south of stehekin. Several structures are threatened.  

An air quality advisory is still in effect for 8 surrounding counties. According to the department of health, people who may be more sensitive to the harmful effects of smoke may experience agitation. If you fall under that category, your advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous activity.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Coeur d'Alene detectives identify man at Corner Bar

    Coeur d'Alene detectives identify man at Corner Bar

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-06-27 23:18:00 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Coeur d'Alene Police say thanks to information provided from residents who saw their original release, detectives were able to identify and interview the man who was a person of interest in the incident on June 25 near 5th Street and Poplar Avenue. No other information was available Tuesday, but police said the investigation is still active.

    >>

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Coeur d'Alene Police say thanks to information provided from residents who saw their original release, detectives were able to identify and interview the man who was a person of interest in the incident on June 25 near 5th Street and Poplar Avenue. No other information was available Tuesday, but police said the investigation is still active.

    >>
  • Montana woman on life support after she was mauled by 2 dogs

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-06-27 21:58:42 GMT

    BOZEMAN, Mont. - A 65-year-old Montana woman is on life support after she was mauled by two dogs over the weekend. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said Monday that Melissa Barnes was doing yard work Saturday at a residence west of Bozeman when she was attacked, first by a pit bull, followed by another dog. The breed of the second dog hasn't been confirmed.

    >>

    BOZEMAN, Mont. - A 65-year-old Montana woman is on life support after she was mauled by two dogs over the weekend. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said Monday that Melissa Barnes was doing yard work Saturday at a residence west of Bozeman when she was attacked, first by a pit bull, followed by another dog. The breed of the second dog hasn't been confirmed. Barnes was declared brain dead Sunday.

    >>
  • No mail for Shadle neighborhood after safety concern

    No mail for Shadle neighborhood after safety concern

    Monday, June 26 2017 9:55 PM EDT2017-06-27 01:55:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - In the rain, snow or sunshine, you expect to get your mail. But two blocks of one Shadle neighborhood is upset, after their mail delivery gets cut off. Neighbors found out it was because of a safety concern to the mail carriers in the area. But some of the folks who live around here say it’s tough to go to the post office to get their mail because most of them are elderly.

    >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - In the rain, snow or sunshine, you expect to get your mail. But two blocks of one Shadle neighborhood is upset, after their mail delivery gets cut off. Neighbors found out it was because of a safety concern to the mail carriers in the area. But some of the folks who live around here say it’s tough to go to the post office to get their mail because most of them are elderly.

    >>
HD DOPPLER 6i
/