Wildfire

Grant County Fire Claims One Home, Firefighters Nearing Containment

Positive movement on the #monumenthillfire between Quincy and Ephrata as local firefighters receive help from state mobilization. Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones said firefighters are getting the upper hand on the fire and should reach full containment today. All evacuation notices have been downgraded to Level 1. A shelter was set up at Quincy High School. The…

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Smoky Conditions Continue From Diamond Creek Fire, Canada Wildfires

Smoke from wildfires in Okanogan County – the Diamond Creek Fire, British Columbia, Alberta and Montana is expected to affect Central and Eastern Washington as north or northeast winds push smoke around the state again today and this weekend. Air quality will vary between good and unhealthy depending on wind direction and time of day. Jay…

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Hawkins, Franz Hosting Forest Health Summit Tonight

Washington’s Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz will be in Wenatchee tonight for an event with Senator Brad Hawkins to kick off his forest health bill that passed unanimously this session (SB 5546). The event, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, will have a panel discussion with Commissioner Franz, Senator Hawkins, The Nature Conservancy, the NCW Forest Health…

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