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  • 'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling

    'Tornadoes of fire' leave small Washington town reeling
    Smoke hung like a cataract obscuring the pale-blue sky. It was hard to breathe Monday, hard to see, hard to envision a workable way forward.
  • Cooler weather helps fight massive Washington wildfire

    Cooler weather helps fight massive Washington wildfire
    Cooler weather has helped firefighters battle Washington state’s mammoth Carlton Complex blaze, which is about 16% contained, officials said on Tuesday. In the latest update, officials said "moderated fire behavior has allowed for good progress in...

    Washington state wildfire claims first fatality, weather improving

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Firefighters gained ground on Tuesday against the largest wildfire in Washington state's history but the massive blaze that has destroyed 200 homes continued to threaten some communities and forced a fresh round of evacuations. The...

    Washington wildfire, biggest in state history, claims first fatality

    A homeowner died over the weekend trying to save his home against what officials describe as the worst wildfire in state history, a blaze that has burned about 375 square miles and destroyed at least 150 homes.  The Carlton Complex fire in north-central...

    Unchecked wildfires threaten more homes in Washington, Oregon

    A wildfire in north-central Washington, which has already destroyed 83 homes and threatens at least 150 more, continued to burn unchecked Friday, fire officials said. The Carlton complex fire, located near the town of Twisp, has burned nearly 170,000...