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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,225 acres; New evacuations orderedUPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the Okanogan Complex Fir
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,225 acres; New evacuations ordered
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 hours ago
UPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the Okanogan Complex Fire is now 302,225 acres with 23 percent containment. A level 2 evacuation notice has been issued Saturday for an area starting at Alta lake, going north across the Methow... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,225 acres; New evacuations orderedUPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the Okanogan Complex Fir
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,225 acres; New evacuations ordered
ABC Montana / Posted 4 hours ago
UPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the Okanogan Complex Fire is now 302,225 acres with 23 percent containment. A level 2 evacuation notice has been issued Saturday for an area starting at Alta lake, going north across the Methow... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,225 acres; New evacuations orderedUPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the Okanogan Complex Fir
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,225 acres; New evacuations ordered
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 hours ago
UPDATE August 29, 1:20 p.m.: As of Saturday afternoon, the Okanogan Complex Fire is now 302,225 acres with 23 percent containment. A level 2 evacuation notice has been issued Saturday for an area starting at Alta lake, going north across the Methow... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; New evacuations orderedUPDATE August 28, 1:25 p.m. IMMEDIATE EVACUATION LEVEL 3: NORTH, MIDDLE AND S
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; New evacuations ordered
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
UPDATE August 28, 1:25 p.m. IMMEDIATE EVACUATION LEVEL 3: NORTH, MIDDLE AND SOUTH FORKS OF GOLD CREEK AND GOLD CREEK ROAD ARE ASKED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY. USE HWY 153 AND HEAD TOWARDS TWISP AND PATEROS. Update: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; New evacuations orderedUPDATE August 28, 1:25 p.m. IMMEDIATE EVACUATION LEVEL 3: NORTH, MIDDLE AND S
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; New evacuations ordered
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
UPDATE August 28, 1:25 p.m. IMMEDIATE EVACUATION LEVEL 3: NORTH, MIDDLE AND SOUTH FORKS OF GOLD CREEK AND GOLD CREEK ROAD ARE ASKED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY. USE HWY 153 AND HEAD TOWARDS TWISP AND PATEROS. Update: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; New evacuations orderedUPDATE August 28, 1:25 p.m. IMMEDIATE EVACUATION LEVEL 3: NORTH, MIDDLE AND S
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; New evacuations ordered
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
UPDATE August 28, 1:25 p.m. IMMEDIATE EVACUATION LEVEL 3: NORTH, MIDDLE AND SOUTH FORKS OF GOLD CREEK AND GOLD CREEK ROAD ARE ASKED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY. USE HWY 153 AND HEAD TOWARDS TWISP AND PATEROS. Update: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Firefighters in Washington state worry about wind forecast CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in Washington state h
Firefighters in Washington state worry about wind forecast
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — The largest wildfire ever recorded in Washington state has grown by more than 22 square miles. And firefighters may see tougher conditions over the weekend, with high... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; 12% containedUpdate: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan Complex grew more than 20,000 acres
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; 12% contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
Update: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan Complex grew more than 20,000 acres in the last 24 hours and containment has decreased from 17% to 12%. Conditions yesterday resulted in growth of the fire in five priority areas, including the four... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; 12% containedUpdate: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan Complex grew more than 20,000 acres
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; 12% contained
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
Update: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan Complex grew more than 20,000 acres in the last 24 hours and containment has decreased from 17% to 12%. Conditions yesterday resulted in growth of the fire in five priority areas, including the four... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; 12% containedUpdate: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan Complex grew more than 20,000 acres
Okanogan Complex Fire 302,224 acres; 12% contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted yesterday
Update: August 28, 10:00 a.m.: The Okanogan Complex grew more than 20,000 acres in the last 24 hours and containment has decreased from 17% to 12%. Conditions yesterday resulted in growth of the fire in five priority areas, including the four... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 280,267 acres; 17% containedUpdate: August 26, 11 a.m.: Okanogan Complex Fire is now at 280,267 acres and i
Okanogan Complex Fire 280,267 acres; 17% contained
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
Update: August 26, 11 a.m.: Okanogan Complex Fire is now at 280,267 acres and is 17% contained. The increase in containment from Tuesday is much welcomed news. There are 1,345 personnel fighting the fire currently. There are currently 7,700 homes... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 280,267 acres; 17% containedUpdate: August 26, 11 a.m.: Okanogan Complex Fire is now at 280,267 acres and i
Okanogan Complex Fire 280,267 acres; 17% contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
Update: August 26, 11 a.m.: Okanogan Complex Fire is now at 280,267 acres and is 17% contained. The increase in containment from Tuesday is much welcomed news. There are 1,345 personnel fighting the fire currently. There are currently 7,700 homes... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 280,267 acres; 17% containedUpdate: August 26, 11 a.m.: Okanogan Complex Fire is now at 280,267 acres and i
Okanogan Complex Fire 280,267 acres; 17% contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Update: August 26, 11 a.m.: Okanogan Complex Fire is now at 280,267 acres and is 17% contained. The increase in containment from Tuesday is much welcomed news. There are 1,345 personnel fighting the fire currently. There are currently 7,700 homes... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire at 256,000+ acresUpdate: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that becau
Okanogan Complex Fire at 256,000+ acres
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours, they were not able to get an update on the exact size of the fire. They know there has been some fire... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
WATCH 11am LIVE PRESSER: Okanogan Complex FireUpdate: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that becau
WATCH 11am LIVE PRESSER: Okanogan Complex Fire
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours, they were not able to get an update on the exact size of the fire. They know there has been some fire... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
WATCH 11am LIVE PRESSER: Okanogan Complex FireUpdate: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that becau
WATCH 11am LIVE PRESSER: Okanogan Complex Fire
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours, they were not able to get an update on the exact size of the fire. They know there has been some fire... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
BREAKING: Police Search For Missing Child Out of SeattleMemorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen f
BREAKING: Police Search For Missing Child Out of Seattle
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Memorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen firefighters is Sunday WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
California man dies in collision with trainMemorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen f
California man dies in collision with train
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Memorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen firefighters is Sunday WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Yakima jail inmate escapes from custody on TuesdayMemorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen f
Yakima jail inmate escapes from custody on Tuesday
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Memorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen firefighters is Sunday WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Memorial service for fallen firefighters is Sunday WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The memorial service for three firefighters who died
Memorial service for fallen firefighters is Sunday
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in... Read more
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ABC Montana
Red Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfiresMemorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen f
Red Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfires
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
Memorial service for fallen firefighters is SundayMemorial service for fallen firefighters is Sunday WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in... Read more
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ABC Montana
Fran Rish Stadium Upgrades Should be Completed by First Football Game of the SeasonRed Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfiresRed Cros
Fran Rish Stadium Upgrades Should be Completed by First Football Game of the Season
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
Red Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfiresRed Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfires OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Red Cross continues to provide support for fire crews and residents impacted... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Fran Rish Stadium Upgrades Should be Completed by First Football Game of the SeasonRed Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfiresRed Cros
Fran Rish Stadium Upgrades Should be Completed by First Football Game of the Season
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
Red Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfiresRed Cross shelter information for people and pets affected by wildfires OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Red Cross continues to provide support for fire crews and residents impacted... Read more
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ABC Montana
Reward Offered For Information Leading To Apprehension Of Most Wanted TerroristsOkanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% containedOkanogan Complex Fire 256,567
Reward Offered For Information Leading To Apprehension Of Most Wanted Terrorists
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% containedOkanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% contained Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours,... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Help arrives in battle against Washington state fires SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters in Washington state are grateful to learn
Help arrives in battle against Washington state fires
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters in Washington state are grateful to learn that reinforcements are arriving from Down Under. The crews are concerned about rising temperatures and winds that... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% containedUpdate: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that becau
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours, they were not able to get an update on the exact size of the fire. They know there has been some fire... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% containedUpdate: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that becau
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% contained
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours, they were not able to get an update on the exact size of the fire. They know there has been some fire... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% containedUpdate: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that becau
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres, 15% contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
Update: August 25, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander, Todd Pechota reports that because of problems with their infrared aircraft over the last 24 hours, they were not able to get an update on the exact size of the fire. They know there has been some fire... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
WATCH 11AM PRESSER LIVE: Okanogan Complex FireUpdate: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Ok
WATCH 11AM PRESSER LIVE: Okanogan Complex Fire
KHQ Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
Update: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Okanogan Complex has now grown to 256,567 acres. In the last two days a lot of line has been constructed around the fire but authorities will not consider it contained line... Read more
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ABC Montana
WATCH 11AM PRESSER LIVE: Okanogan Complex FireUpdate: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Ok
WATCH 11AM PRESSER LIVE: Okanogan Complex Fire
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
Update: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Okanogan Complex has now grown to 256,567 acres. In the last two days a lot of line has been constructed around the fire but authorities will not consider it contained line... Read more
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EuroNews
Washington state battles worst wildfire in historyThe state of Washington, in the North-west of the United States, is battling it
Washington state battles worst wildfire in history
EuroNews / Posted 4 days ago
The state of Washington, in the North-west of the United States, is battling its largest wildfire on record. The flames have devoured more than 1,000 square kilometers of land so far, burning over 200 homes and now threatening thousands more. Heavy... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres; 10 percent containedUpdate: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Ok
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres; 10 percent contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 5 days ago
Update: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Okanogan Complex has now grown to 256,567 acres. In the last two days a lot of line has been constructed around the fire but authorities will not consider it contained line... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres; 10 percent containedUpdate: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Ok
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres; 10 percent contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Update: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Okanogan Complex has now grown to 256,567 acres. In the last two days a lot of line has been constructed around the fire but authorities will not consider it contained line... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres; 10 percent containedUpdate: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Ok
Okanogan Complex Fire 256,567 acres; 10 percent contained
ABC Montana / Posted 5 days ago
Update: August 24, 11 a.m.: Incident Commander Todd Pechota reports that the Okanogan Complex has now grown to 256,567 acres. In the last two days a lot of line has been constructed around the fire but authorities will not consider it contained line... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'It's unrelenting': inside the Washington town surrounded by raging wildfiresJohn Belles built a concrete dome and turned it into a house 15 years ago becau
'It's unrelenting': inside the Washington town surrounded by raging wildfires
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 5 days ago
John Belles built a concrete dome and turned it into a house 15 years ago because the manufacturers told him it was fireproof. Now he was getting the opportunity to test that claim. The five major blazes in the region around Omak alone have a fire... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Firefighters make progress on Okanogan Complex FireFire officials with the Okanogan Complex Fire say they were able to make progre
Firefighters make progress on Okanogan Complex Fire
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
Fire officials with the Okanogan Complex Fire say they were able to make progress on the fire Saturday. The 244,000 acre fire is now about 10 percent contained. But shifts in the weather Sunday caused unstable conditions for crews on the... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Injured Firefighters are RecoveringKettle Complex fire now 59,000 acresKettle Complex fire now 59,000 acres FERRY
Injured Firefighters are Recovering
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
Kettle Complex fire now 59,000 acresKettle Complex fire now 59,000 acres FERRY COUNTY, Wash. - About 800 firefighters continue to fight the Kettle Complex fire, which includes four fires burning in Ferry County, Washington. The complex of fires has... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Family of fallen firefighter Andrew Zajac releases statement OKANOGAN, Wash. - The family of Andrew Zajac, a firefighter who was killed wh
Family of fallen firefighter Andrew Zajac releases statement
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
OKANOGAN, Wash. - The family of Andrew Zajac, a firefighter who was killed while fighting a wildfire in Twisp as part of the... Read more
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ABC Montana
Injured Firefighters are Recovering The firefighters are recovering. The two firefighters injured in the Twisp f
Injured Firefighters are Recovering
ABC Montana / Posted 6 days ago
The firefighters are recovering. The two firefighters injured in the Twisp fire on August 19 are recovering.Donald Smith was treated and released the day of the accident and... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Okanogan Complex Fire 244,453 acres; 10 percent containedUpdate: August 23, 11:45 a.m.: At a press conference Sunday, fire officials rep
Okanogan Complex Fire 244,453 acres; 10 percent contained
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 6 days ago
Update: August 23, 11:45 a.m.: At a press conference Sunday, fire officials reported the Okanogan Complex has grown to a combined acreage of 244,453 acres. Incident Commander Todd Pechota said the entire complex is now 10 percent contained. Pechota... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Okanogan Complex Fire 244,453 acres; 10 percent containedUpdate: August 23, 11:45 a.m.: At a press conference Sunday, fire officials rep
Okanogan Complex Fire 244,453 acres; 10 percent contained
KHQ Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
Update: August 23, 11:45 a.m.: At a press conference Sunday, fire officials reported the Okanogan Complex has grown to a combined acreage of 244,453 acres. Incident Commander Todd Pechota said the entire complex is now 10 percent contained. Pechota... Read more
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ABC Montana
Okanogan Complex Fire 244,453 acres; 10 percent containedUpdate: August 23, 11:45 a.m.: At a press conference Sunday, fire officials rep
Okanogan Complex Fire 244,453 acres; 10 percent contained
ABC Montana / Posted 6 days ago
Update: August 23, 11:45 a.m.: At a press conference Sunday, fire officials reported the Okanogan Complex has grown to a combined acreage of 244,453 acres. Incident Commander Todd Pechota said the entire complex is now 10 percent contained. Pechota... Read more
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Methow Valley News
Okanogan Complex Fire top priority in U.S.Photo by Ann McCreary There was devastation near the origin of the Twisp River
Okanogan Complex Fire top priority in U.S.
Methow Valley News / Posted 7 days ago
Photo by Ann McCreary There was devastation near the origin of the Twisp River Fire about 6 miles west of Twisp, where the fire burned extremely hot. Now burning more than 200,000 acres, the Okanogan Complex Fire, which includes the fire that... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Fire plan of attack: Save lives, then worry about the restOut on the fire lines, flames continue to advance across eastern and central Wa
Fire plan of attack: Save lives, then worry about the rest
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
Out on the fire lines, flames continue to advance across eastern and central Washington and are forcing people from their homes in the Idaho Panhandle as well. Everything is a challenge Friday; that's what fire bosses in Okanogan are telling the... Read more

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