Tag Archives: Washington

More Mandatory Evacuations in Washington Wildfire

Wildfire has burned 41 square miles     TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have issued mandatory evacuation notices for homes under threat from a wildfire in northcentral Washington west of Twisp. The Okanogan County Emergency Management Center says the Crescent ...

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Pilot Makes Forced Landing at Washington Wildfire

Amphibious tanker made a forced landing     SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot who was fighting a wildfire in northeast Washington has survived a plane crash. A post on the Northeast Washington Fire Information Facebook page says ...

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Crews Make Progress in Central Washington Wildfire

Over 300 firefighters assigned to wildfire     SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Crews aided by calmer winds are making good progress on a 109-square-mile (282-square-kilometer) wildfire in central Washington. Fire spokesman Rick Acosta says lighter winds are allowing crews on ...

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Wildfires Force Evacuations in Washington and Oregon

Over 700 homes evacuated in Spokane     SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A small but fast-moving wildfire in Spokane prompted evacuation notices for more than 700 homes, authorities said Tuesday. The so-called Upriver Beacon Fire, which was less than 1 ...

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Wildfire Evacuations Downgraded in Central Washington

Soap Lake Fire is 50 percent contained     SOAP LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire burning grass and brush in Central Washington is threatening several dozen homes and other infrastructure. Grant County Sheriff’s spokesman Kyle Foreman said ...

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Rappelling into the Scene

Firefighters rappel down to fight a lightning fire     Mar Wall – I rappelled four firefighters into a lightning fire near Lake Wenatchee, WA. (2016)

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Pacific Cascade Firelines

Fire line footage from 2017   Jack Ramsay – Wildland Fire 2017 – Washington State

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