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Wildfire confirmed at 215,000 acres, and growing

Infrared data puts the fire's actual size overnight at about 237,890 acres. The fire has yet to be confirmed.

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Gov. Inslee to visit Okanogan Valley fire areas today

Governor to visit with residents at Paschal Sherman, tour Malott and discuss wildfire disaster with emergency officials

State mobilizes resources for Cheney wildfire

Watermelon Hill Fire mobilization approved by State Patrol Chief John Batiste

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Tax relief for fire victims available through county

Okanogan County Assessor's Office offers help for taxpayers

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Red Cross moves into recovery phase

Supplies offered to help residents returning home after fire rips through Pateros

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Gebbers continues with harvest, fruit packing despite fires

Brewster-area orchards survive wildfire with minimal damage.

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Fire slows along B&O Road West

Fire continues northerly advance, albeit slower than expected given the hot, dry and windy conditions

Contact PUD before hooking up generators to homes

The Okanogan County Public Utility District is asking people to contact its office before hooking up generators to their homes.

CenturyLink working to re-establish phone services

CenturyLink has technicians working around the clock to re-establish communications through alternate routes in the Methow.

Pateros community helps its own; barbecue is under way

The community is banding together to help itself by collecting food, water, clothing and other items.

Red Cross, Baptists to serve meals in fire areas

Meals will be available in Pateros, Methow, Carlton, Twisp and Mazama beginning Sunday

Forest Service closes lands north of Lake Chelan

The U.S. Forest Service has closed all of its lands accessible from the north shore of Lake Chelan as a precaution because of increased fire activity in the Gold Creek, Foggy Dew and Black Canyon areas.

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Fire emergency center activated

Here are the telephone numbers for current information on fire-related questions.

Grant County warns of fire along Columbia River

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Level 1 evacuation warning (the lowest level) for the communities of Beverly, Wanapum Village and Shawanna in the southwest portion of the county.

Sheriff’s Office confirms 100 homes destroyed; fiber line repair, generators needed

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed 100 homes have been destroyed so far in the Carlton Complex fires.

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