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Fire emergency center activated

Here are the telephone numbers for current information on fire-related questions.

Sheriff’s Office confirms 100 homes destroyed; fiber line repair, generators needed

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed 100 homes have been destroyed so far in the Carlton Complex fires.

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Winds to fan flames again today

National Weather Service issues Red Flag Warning for Okanogan County and surrounding areas

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Malott area evacuation ordered; 100 or more homes lost county-wide

Level 3 (highest) evacuation notice has been issued for the community as one branch of the Carlton Complex moves northward.

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Emergency declared by county commissioners

The Okanogan County commissioners have declared a state of emergency because of the Carlton Complex Fires.

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Wildfire destroys buildings in Pateros

A fire that started along French Creek several miles up the Methow Valley has burned southward into town, where several buildings burned Thursday evening.

Highway into Methow Valley closed again; evacuations continue

State Highway 153 has been closed again, this time between mileposts 6 and 21, and Level 3 evacuation notices have been issued for the area between Carlton and Pateros because of wildfire.

Okanogan County roads closed by fires

Several Okanogan County roads in the Methow Valley are closed because of wildfires in the area.

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Red Flag Warning issued

Hot, dry and windy conditions are ripe for wildfire growth, National Weather Service says

Fire danger rating now "high" in Ferry County

Potential for wildlife increases from moderate to high; campfire restrictions ordered

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Wildfire reported near Carlton

Wildfire reported near Carlton

Crews from Brewster, Pateros, Methow Valley, Omak and Okanogan have responded to the fire on Texas Creek Road

25 Mile fire containment looms

Fire crews are expected to have the Lake Chelan-area fire contained today and under control by 6 p.m. Sunday

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Swimmer missing, presumed drowned

Man disappears while swimming near Chopaka Lodge; identity has yet to be released

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Boyd elected Colville tribal chairman

After only one tern on the Colville Business Council, Jim Boyd of Inchelium takes over leadership of the Colville Confederated Tribes governing board.

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Fire prompts closure of U.S. 97A

Emergency officials said traffic is being detoured onto U.S. Highway 97, across the Columbia River from the fire area