Updates for wildfires in the Northwest - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Updates for wildfires in the Northwest

Posted: Updated:
KHQ.COM - Here are updates on the fires burning in the Northwest:

Cle Elum Ridge Fire, WA - Burning 10 miles SW of Cle Elum, WA. Started on 8/7. 400 acres.

Rowena Fire, OR - Burning 8 miles NW of The Dalles, OR. Started on 8/5. 2,645 acres(+745 ac). 35% containment. Active fire behavior. Values at risk include: residences, structures, commercial property, natural resources and scenic values. Level 3 evacuations.

Devil’s Elbow Complex Fire, WA - Burning 15 miles NE of Nespelem, WA. Started on 8/03. 8,046 acres (+0ac). 2% containment. Values at risk include: cultural resources, commercial timber. Includes Central Peak, Deadhorse, Cub Creek, Timm Brothers. Central Peak and Deadhorse fires have merged.

Snag Canyon Fire, WA - Burning 10 miles N of Ellensburg, WA. Started on 8/02. Cause: lightning. 8,396 acres(+1,990 ac). 15% containment. Active fire behavior. Level 1 and 2 evacuations. Structures lost. Values at risk include: structures, rangeland, recreation and high tension powerlines.

Chiwaukum Complex Fire, WA - Burning 9 miles NW of Leavenworth, WA. Started on 7/15. Cause: lightning.13,739 acres. 35% containment. Active fire behavior with group torching. Values at risk include: residences, structures, railway and two major utility corridors. Level 1 and 2 evacuations. Includes Chiwaukum Creek, Kelly Mountain, Hansel, Shoofly and Alpine fires.

Duncan Fire, WA - Burning 30 miles NW of Entiat, WA. Started on 7/16. Cause: lightning. 7,318 acres. 11% containment. Active fire behavior. Values at risk include primary residences.

South Fork Complex Fire, OR - Burning 20 miles S of John Day, OR. Started on 7/31. Cause: lightning. 41,830 acres (+5,865 ac). 25% containment. Active fire behavior. Values at risk include: ranches, T&E species, communication site, cultural and recreation resources. Includes Murderers South Creek 39,531 acres (+5,312 ac) and Buck Fork 2,299 acres (+553 ac).

Little Bridge Creek Fire, WA - Burning 7 miles S of Winthrop, WA. Started on 8/02. Cause: lightning. 1,510 acres (+785 ac). 0% containment. Moderate fire behavior, group torching, short range spotting. Values at risk include residences and communities.

Upper Falls Fire, WA - Burning 17 miles N of Winthrop, WA. Started on 8/3. 4,426acres.(+126 ac). 0% containment. Moderate fire behavior. Values at risk include: residences, structures, private and public lands, commercial timber, recreation, and wildlife habitat. Managed as part of the Carlton Complex organization.

Carlton Complex Fire, WA - Burning 7 miles S of Twisp, WA. Started on 7/14. Caused by lightning. 256,108acres (+0ac). 91% containment. Isolated interior torching. Values at risk include: private and public lands, campgrounds, powerlines, habitat. Level 1 and 2 evacuations. Includes Stokes Road, French Creek,Golden Hike, Cougar Flats and Rising Eagle Road.

Bighorn Fire, WA - Burning 5 miles S of Ellensburg, WA. 312 acres. The fire is lined. No additional information.

Lone Mountain Fire, WA - Burning 3 miles N of Stehekin, WA. Started on 7/14. Caused by lightning. 2,389 acres (+0ac). 30% containment. Steep inaccessible terrain. Stephen Mather Wilderness. Moderate fire behavior, torching with short crown runs.


  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th

    Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:00 AM EDT2017-07-25 06:00:12 GMT
    Mad Minute for 12/30/16Mad Minute for 12/30/16

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th.

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Monday, July 24th.

  • 'Nurse in' held in support of breastfeeding Spokane mom

    'Nurse in' held in support of breastfeeding Spokane mom

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:44 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:44:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you were near Physzique Fitness in South Spokane Monday morning, you may be wondering what all the mothers and babies were doing outside. We learned they were holding a 'nurse-in' to show their support for a mother who said she had a negative breastfeeding experience at the facility.

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you were near Physzique Fitness in South Spokane Monday morning, you may be wondering what all the mothers and babies were doing outside. We learned they were holding a 'nurse-in' to show their support for a mother who said she had a negative breastfeeding experience at the facility.

  • Law enforcement warning motorists about new distracted driving law

    Law enforcement warning motorists about new distracted driving law

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:26 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:26:58 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The next time your phone rings while you’re driving you better not pick it up, unless you don’t mind a $136 fine. The new distracted driving law in Washington, also called the DUI-E law, went into effect Sunday, and local law enforcement are reminding drivers to be completely hands-free.

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The next time your phone rings while you’re driving you better not pick it up, unless you don’t mind a $136 fine. The new distracted driving law in Washington, also called the DUI-E law, went into effect Sunday, and local law enforcement are reminding drivers to be completely hands-free.

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.