As winds are expected to rip through Ferry County this weekend, Sheriff Raymond Maycumber reminds residents to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice.
Intense fire behavior is expected today throughout Ferry County as officials from the National Weather Service are predicting high winds with gusts upward to 25 mph.
A community meeting is planned to discuss the progress, of the Kettle Complex fires, tonight at the Orient Elementary School.
Ferry County Commissioners decided yesterday to cancel the 79th annual Ferry County Fair, originally slated for Labor Day weekend, because of wildfires burning in and around the county.
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A community meeting is planned for 7 tonight at the Barstow Grange, off U.S. Highway 395, to discuss the progress of the Kettle Complex Fires burning in Ferry County.
Winds could topple in Okanogan Valley
A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County.
The Okanogan County Auditor's Office will close at 9 a.m.
State fire assistance has been mobilized under the state Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in an effort to assist local firefighters working to contain the Renner Lake Fire.
Several evacuation shelters have opened around the area in wake of the Okanogan Complex Fires.
911 services have been rerouted following several hours of outages in northern Okanogan County.