Volunteers on hand to feed and help care for livestock, pets
Crews from District 8, Mount Tolman and private firefighters knocked down flames Friday south of Malott after fire jumped the Okanogan River.
Level 3 evacuation notices were issued this afternoon for several areas west of town along state Highway 20 because of Carlton Complex fire activity.
A retired state trooper died Saturday when he suffered an apparent heart attack while fighting fire at his home.
The Carlton Complex fires have joined into one blaze which, at nearly 300,000 acres and growing, is now the largest wildfire in recorded Washington state history.
Gov. Jay Inslee led a contingent of state officials to Okanogan County on Sunday to talk about the Carlton Complex fires.
Improper installation of generators can backfeed electrical system and injure utility district workers
National Interagency Coordination Center estimates wildfire complex at 300,000 acres
Roads closed in fire activity areas.
Sessions planned for 7 p.m. tonight in Omak and Brewster; 6 p.m. tomorrow in Pateros
Mobile Community Service Office is expected to be deployed in fire-damaged areas starting Tuesday
Only Alta Lake and Antoine Creek remain at fire evacuation Level 3
The Okanogan County Public Utility District is asking people to contact its office before hooking up generators to their homes.
CenturyLink has technicians working around the clock to re-establish communications through alternate routes in the Methow.
The community is banding together to help itself by collecting food, water, clothing and other items.