Emergency 911 service is down in the 476 telephone prefix in the Oroville area.
Firefighters knock down flames near Omak, but blazes continue to burn throughout the region.
The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning indicating critical fire weather conditions exist
Airboss fire bombers assist in firefight, but flames advance into Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest's Tonasket Ranger District.
FEMA allocates funds to help state with firefighting costs
The Stickpin Fire has devoured more than 20,000 acres of Colville National Forest in the last 36 hours and nearly 1,000 people live in the line of fire.
Taz and jockey Loren Marchand have won the first two heats of the 80th running of the World-Famous Suicide Race. There are two more heats to go.
Shortly before 10 p.m., Colville National Forest released new evacuation notice levels for Ferry County residents living in vicinity of the Stickpin Fire.
Level 3 evacuations ordered for Chelan Springs, McNeil Canyon, Central Ferry and Dezellem Hill Road.
Several roads in active fire areas have been closed in the Methow Valley, including the Cooper Mountain, Black Canyon, Squaw, and McFarland Creeks roads
Level 3 (highest) evacuation notices have been lowered to Level 1 for residents in the Ninemile area as of 8:45 this morning.
Lightning late Wednesday night ignited two fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Several fires have ignited in the Oroville-Chesaw area near the site of an airplane crash earlier this morning.
At least three new wildfires have broken out earlier this afternoon in northern Okanogan County.
Brewster couple injured and transported to Lake Chelan Community Hospital.
As of 9 a.m. today, the fire is estimated to be 36,030 acres. Fire crews expect it to grow over the next two days as temperatures soar into the 100s.