• Evacuations Alerts Issued For Homes Near Loup Loup Pass In Okanogan County
    New evacuation notices have been issued for several areas encircling Loup Loup Pass west of Okanogan. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers says homes along Cook Mountain Road, Rock Creek and Buzzard Lake areas are under an evacuation level 2 alert.  Rogers says air attack crews are fixated on the flank of the fire near those areas. Overall, Rogers says fire crews have a better handle on the fires outside perimeter. At last report, the blaze is nearly 250-thousand acres and is 2-percent contained.         
  • Mills Canyon Complex Fire
    Containment efforts continued overnight as the Chiwaukum Creek Fire spreads into the Tumwater Canyon and Thompson Creek, Fire Information Officer Connie Mehmel joined us with a recap on the KPQ Monring Update .  As of Monday morning Hwy 2 remains open and the Chumstick Highway is also open except for heavy truck traffic.   Gusty winds pushed the Chiwaukum Creek Fire Sunday...
  • Carlton Fire
    MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: Firefighting efforts today will concentrate on the North flank of the fire in the Libby Creek area and to the South in the Antoine Creek region...
  • Carlton Complex noon update
    Fire crews are making progress on the Carlton Complex of fires, which has blackened an estimated 237,890 acres...
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