State Highway 21 is partially blocked due to a forest fire near Milepost 129, about 12 miles south of town.
Tonasket urges residents not to light fireworks
Yesterday, Okanogan County commissioners amended their burn ban resolution to prohibit wood and charcoal fires in designated campground or fire rings.
An incident command center has been established at Mansfield School.
Records broke over the weekend
Triple-digit temperatures are expected to roll through portions of Okanogan County later this week, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a new heat advisory.
Monument Fire has grown to 2,100 acres since starting at 11 p.m. last night.
Local fire crews contain South Pine Creek fire to a half-acre.
Heat records fall in Omak, Mazama, Republic, Winthrop and Grand Coulee
Fire officials to discuss the status of the blaze that broke out near Cashmere and extends to Wenatchee
Four fires are burning in Douglas County, including one along U.S. Highway 2 at Zanol Road.
An early morning drizzle of rain helped to snuff portions of the Sleepy Hollow fire, but the blaze is far from contained.
Meteorologists at the National Weather Service have announced a heat advisory covering much of the state, including Chelan, Douglas, Ferry and Okanogan counties, and Idaho.
Okanogan Conservation District will host a Firewise workshop from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Community Hall, 219 N. Main St.
A Gebbers Farms-affiliated lumber yard is burning tonight less than a mile from the intersection of North Star and Three Devils roads.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of Eastern Washington, including much of Okanogan County and adjacent areas.
Firefighters contain small blaze along state Highway 155 to about four acres.