Tag Archives: Washington

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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Cougar Creek Complex Fire, WA

Working hand line with Hand Crew Nettleship     Alan M. Thornton – Initial Attack on spot fire, Cougar Creek Complex, Mt Adams Washington. Working hand line with Hand Crew Nettleship. Some video and still footage from mopping up on ...

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Washington Wildfire Fully Contained

3,200-acre wildfire near the town of Coulee City   COULEE CITY, Wash. (AP) — A 3,200-acre wildfire near the town of Coulee City has been fully contained. The fire started Saturday and had been burning in grass and sage lands ...

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New Mexico Sends Crews to Western Wildfires

Crews sent to several states battling wildfires   SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Firefighters with the New Mexico State Forestry Division are answering the call for help as states around the West are dealing with large wildfires. At least 100 ...

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Storms Clear Wildfire Smoke in US West

Cooler, wetter weather moves into several states     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Storms brought cooler and wetter weather into the Western and Northwestern U.S. this weekend, breaking up a temperature inversion that had blanketed ...

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Late-Season Wildfires Choke US Cities

2017 shapes up to be one of the worst seasons     By KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Heavy winter snow and a very wet spring in the Western U.S. generated predictions the 2017 wildfire season would ...

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Wildfire Season in West Worse Than Expected

Predictions thought 2017 would be mild     By STEVE DUBOIS, Associated Press A wet winter and spring in the Western U.S. brought predictions that the 2017 wildfire season would be mild. It was anything but. It ended up one ...

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