northwest fires

After two years of some of the worst fires and smoke the Northwest has ever seen, Washington’s Methow Valley is catching its breath. Dozens of businesses didn’t make it through and the fires still throw a long shadow.

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Crews worked to control several fires in the Northwest this weekend, including one burning on the Spokane Indian Reservation and one near the town of Leavenworth.

If you're at the Gorge Amphitheatre in central Washington and there's a large wildfire -- you might want to consider missing the next set of your favorite band. Just on Sunday, a 600-acre wildfire raged about three miles from the main stage where Alabama Shakes and The Cure were playing.

Fire managers in the Northwest say the recent rain doesn't mean the wildfire danger is over. Some parts of the Northwest got more than an inch of rain in the last week of August.

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As fires continue to burn through most of the Inland Northwest, people are looking for ways to help.

Fire crews said Monday afternoon that the Douglas County Complex fire burning near Wenatchee, Washington, is at least 55 percent contained.

Looking For Fire Information? Start Here

Jul 8, 2015
InciWeb

Do you smell smoke? Are you just concerned about fires in your area? Finding good information during wildfire season is difficult, and not having it is stressful. But there are a lot of places online to find information about fires and smoke in the Northwest.