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New fire burning near Ione

The Baldy Fire has grown to about 300 acres in the last 48 hours in Pend Oreille County, Colville National Forest officials said.

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Residents, workers evacuated by boat, helicopter

Ash from Wolverine Fire reported falling in Methow Valley

The Wolverine Fire exploded yesterday, growing to more than 15,760 acres and prompting evacuations by boat and by helicopter.

Wolverine Fire reaches 4,000 acres

Holden Village evacuated

Smoke that has been drifting in and out of the Okanogan Valley for the past several days is from the rapidly growing Wolverine Fire in Chelan County.

Newby Fire sending smoke skyward, again

North Okanogan County residents will likely notice more smoke emanating from the Newby Lake Fire, but officials say the fire perimeter is secure.

Orient-area fire expected to see minimal growth

The North Boulder 2 Fire is burning in heavy timber and had already consumed about 280 acres in Colville National Forest.

Fire prompts detour along Pacific Crest Trail

Fire expected to reach Pacific Crest Trail; officials post detour for backpackers

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Wolverine Fire grows to 1,526 acres

Level 3 evacuations ordered for Riddle Creek and Lightning areas; Holden Village and Lucerne will receive Level 3 notices tomorrow

Fire-related weather warnings issued

A Fire Weather Watch will be in effect from 2-11 p.m. for the Wenatchee Valley, Waterville Plateau and Grand Coulee area. And a Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Ferry County and the Okanogan Highlands through next Wednesday.

Goode Fire burning in mountains northwest of Stehekin

A new fire is burning about 1,000 feet above Five Mile Camp near Goode Mountain in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area.

New fire burning near Loon Lake

State officials close state Highway 395 between Clayton and Loon Lake due to brush fire.

Firefighters battle blaze southwest of Bridgeport

Fire crews are battling a new brush fire southwest of town.

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Spur Fire ignites near Bonaparte Lake

Wildhorse fire reaches 185 acres on Mount Hull

Fire continues to burn on Mount Hull as a new fire pops up near Bonaparte Lake

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Fire burns off Rodeo Trail Road

Firefighters work burn for about an hour

Interstate 90 reopens through fire area

The state Department of Transportation has reopened Interstate 90 between Vantage and George as wildfire activity moves way from the highway and smoke dissipates.

Helicopter crash lands while assigned to fire fight

Pilot auto-rotates aircraft to the ground and safely walks away from crash landing after engine failure.

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