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Update On Forest Fires

Carlton Complex Fire:

The Carlton Complex Fire in the Methow Valley area of north central Washington State started last Monday after four smaller fires, sparked by lightning, grew into a large blaze. 349 more words

Fire Protection & Emergency Preparedness

Totally off-topic: I'm feeling sad today

My heart and my childhood memories are hurting today.

The wildfire that’s uncontrolled and still burning in Central Washington’s Methow Valley is located where I spent my summers growing up.   95 more words



Lightning a few days ago caused havoc in the mountains. Fires are popping up everywhere. This is the Cougar Flat fire, which is too close to Winthrop.  29 more words


It's fire season in the Valley

There are four active fires burning in the Methow Valley right now - Stokes, French Creek, Cougar Flats, and Golden Hike fires – all being referred to as the Carlton Complex Fires.   121 more words

Fire Season in the Methow Valley

Around here, we worry about wild fires. These fears have been confirmed this week. On Monday a small lightning storm went through north central Washington leaving behind small fires in the tinder dry grass and ponderosa pines. 164 more words



Yesterday we left for points east and traveled the North Cascades Highway. It’s a beautiful trip that everyone should travel at least once in their lifetime. 368 more words