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Crews gaining ground on Colville Complex

Only Grave Mountain Fire's northern flank is burning out of control

The Marble Valley and Gold Hill fires are both 96 percent contained, but Graves Mountain Fire is 21 percent contained.

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Goodell Fire burning along highway

Officials hope for rain so they can reopening state Highway 20

With heavy rain still in the forecast, State Department of Transportation officials hope to reopen the North Cascades Highway tomorrow between Newhalem and Rainy Pass. As of 1 p.m. today, the road remains closed due to the Goodell Fire.

Crews brace for fire growth near Wellpinit

Carpenter Road Fire officials are concerned today's high winds will fan the flames of the 59,828-acre fire. A Red Flag Warning is in effect for the fire area until 7 p.m. today.

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Causes of death: Smoke, burns

Andrew Zajac of Winthrop, Tom Zbyszewski of Walla Walla and Richard Wheeler of South Haven, Mich., died from smoke inhalation and burns to their bodies, coroner says.

Carpenter Road Fire grows 457 acres overnight

At only 20 percent containment, the Carpenter Road Fire has grown to 37,589 acres in rural Stevens County, fire officials said early this morning.

Cascade Pass Trail closed due to fire

Glory Fire prompts closure of segment of Cascade Pass Trail

Cascade River Road to close

North Cascades National Park will close Cascade River Road to all vehicle and foot traffic for roadwork.

Meeting set for 7 p.m. for Chelan Complex

Plain Community Church will host session as fire moves northwest of Leavenworth

Fire officials will host a public meeting at 7 tonight to talk about the Chelan Complex Fires' advance into the area.

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Veteran finds a new home at Home Depot

The store not only built beds for Korean War veteran Martin Silverhall and his dog, it is also feeding fire evacuees.

Fire prompts Chiwawa area closure in Entiat Ranger District

Entiat Ranger District officials said the potential spread of wildfire to Rock Creek has prompted them to close the Chiwawa River area.

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