Inslee, Goldmark, federal officials in Chelan

Gov. Jay Inslee and several federal dignitaries will be in town today to talk about fires burning in North-Central Washington.

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Homes burn north of Omak

Wildfire fanned by gusty winds raced across the flat north of Omak, burning homes, outbuildings and more.

Red Cross offers half-dozen shelters

The American Red Cross has set up shelters in a number of locations in Eastern Washington in response to multiple wildfires.

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Evacuation shelter open in Tonasket

Several evacuation shelters have opened around the area in wake of the Okanogan Complex Fires.

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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.

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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PUD works to restore electricity, broadband

Crews from the Okanogan County Public Utility District are focusing on preserving electric and broadband services by aggressively fighting fire where it threatens utility facilities.

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Crews gain ground on Chelan Complex

While winds were whipping the Okanogan Complex Fire into a frenzy yesterday, calmer conditions gave firefighters a chance to build lines around blazes to the south.

911 service restored in Oroville

911 services have been rerouted following several hours of outages in northern Okanogan County.

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Conconully ordered to evacuate

An immediate evacuation notice has been issued for the town and surrounding area because of advancing fire.