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Crews douse Columbia River Road flames

Nespelem Valley Electric Co-op trying to keep power on

Local fire fighters are fighting back flames tonight trying to keep them from jumping Columbia River Road.

North Star Fire meetings set

North Star Fire managers are planning two community meetings for the Republic area. The meetings are set for 7 tonight and 4 p.m. tomorrow.

Transmission line down; Methow Valley without power

Fire has knocked out the Loup Loup transmission line, leaving most of the Methow Valley without electricity.

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Winds push fire towards Okanogan

State Highway 20 closed at upper North B&O Road

DNR seeks volunteers to help with fire fight

The state Department of Natural Resources is setting up coordination centers so qualified residents can join the fire fight in Okanogan County.

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Fire crews brace for next wave of fire

National-level Type 1 team arrives to take over management of fires burning across Okanogan County

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Forest Service identifies injured, dead firemen

Tom Zbyszewski, Andrew Zajac and Richard Wheeler perished in the Okanogan Complex Fires yesterday afternoon near Twisp.

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Deceased firefighters were from Okanogan-Wenatchee forest

Three firefighters who died Wednesday afternoon near Twisp were U.S. Forest Service workers from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Republic put on Level 1 fire alert

The city and surrounding area has been put on a Level 1 evacuation alert because of fire movement.

Three firefighters killed in Twisp blaze

Three firefighters died this afternoon while fighting fire near Twisp.

Three dead fighting fire near Twisp

Others firefighters reported burned

Evacuations issued for Twisp, Winthrop

A pre-evacuation warning has been issued for the town because of a fire burning on Twisp River Road to the west.

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Evacuation order issued for Twisp River Road

An immediate evacuation order has been issued for Twisp River Road from Elbow Coulee westward.

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Evacuation notice issued for area north of Tunk Creek

Okanogan County Emergency Management has issued an evacuation notice for the area from Tunk Creek Road at Keystone Road north to state Highway 20.

Nespelem area evacuation levels outlined

Several areas near town are under evacuation notices, with some at Level 3 (highest) because of the North Star Fire.


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