Articles tagged with: wildfire

20 August 2015

Wildfire erupts in Washington, kills three firefighters

Posted in Regional

Twisp, Wash. -- (NBC News)  Three firefighters were killed Wednesday and four others injured when they were overtaken by flames in a rapidly expanding wildfire near Twisp, Washington. The fire is b ...

05 August 2015

Wildfire destroys firefighter's home

Posted in Regional

Calif. -- (KNVN) Driving around the area of Trinity Pines, California, firefighter Jeff Brusatori sees destruction, devastation, and the debris of his own home. On Friday at around 4 p.m. he drove ...

03 August 2015

Fire crews working to contain Cable Crossing Fire

Posted in Local

Glide, Ore. --- The Cable Crossing Fire, located six miles east of Glide, has burned over 1,674 acres and is 20% contained as of Monday morning. Fire officials say over 1200 fire crews are assigned ...

01 August 2015

Forest Service firefighter dies in northern California

Posted in Local

Adin, Calif. -- Fire officials have confirmed that David Ruhl from South Dakota died Thursday while responding to the Frog Fire located northwest of Adin, California. Officials say search and rescue ...

23 July 2015

California Wragg Fire spreads to 6,900 acres

Posted in Regional

(Updated 7/24) Fire officials in California say the Wragg Fire has grown to 6,900 acres and is 20 percent contained. Officials say one outbuilding and tent trailer has been destroyed by the fire an ...

08 July 2015

Several small wildfires sparked by lightning in Klamath National Forest

Posted in Local

Klamath National Forest, Ore. -- Fire crews are putting out several small wildfires in the Klamath National Forest due to the lightning storm.  Officials spotted 13 fires from Monday night's storm ...

30 June 2015

Sleepy Hollow blaze destroys homes

Posted in Regional

Wash. -- (NBC News)  Families are tallying their losses after a raging wildfire destroyed more than two dozen homes in Wenacthee, Washington. The fire is now more than ten-percent contained, and m ...

11 June 2015

Two homes destroyed in Gorge wildfire near Biggs Junction

Posted in Regional

Biggs, Ore. – (KGW) Wildfire danger remains especially high and many parts of Oregon remain under a Red Flag Warning through 8 p.m. Friday. One of the worst fires so far started in an abandoned ho ...

06 May 2015

Peavin Creek Fire update

Posted in Local

Update (5/7 3:25 p.m.)  Fire fighters are wrapping up work on one of the first wildfires of the year.The Peavine Creek fire started the afternoon of Tuesday, April 5th about 5 miles north of Glenda ...

23 September 2014

Officials investigating cause of Boles Fire in Weed

Posted in Local

Weed, Calif. -- Investigators still don't know what caused the horrific Boles Fire but they're working around the clock to find out. The Weed Police Department, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, and ...