Two bear cubs who were rescued from the Twenty Five Mile Fire in Chelan this summer are on track to be released back into the wild.
A large group of about 200 soldiers returned home to Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) on Thursday after a month-long mission supporting firefighting efforts on the Dixie Fire in California.
California firefighters were recently visited by therapy dogs who offered comfort and support as crews continue to battle multiple wildfires in the state.
The Schneider Springs Fire, which has burned 107,118 acres of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, is now 55% contained.
Starting in 2023, Pierce County residents will not be allowed to use fireworks in unincorporated areas for all but two days out of the year.
The recent cooler, wetter weather has helped firefighters work to contain the Twenty-Five Mile fire burning in Chelan County.
Washington Department of Natural Resources lands east of the Cascades will reopen to public access on Thursday, after closing in July due to extreme heat, drought and wildfire risk.
The massive sequoias grow on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. The General Sherman Tree stands 275 feet and is over 36 feet in diameter at the base, according to the U.S. National Park Service.
“Scientists have been warning us for years that extreme weather is going to get more extreme,” President Joe Biden said after touring wildfires in northern California.
Better weather on Thursday helped the battle against a huge California wildfire threatening communities around Lake Tahoe, but fire commanders warned firefighters to be prepared for ongoing dangers.
Thick smoke from the Caldor Fire enveloped the city of South Lake Tahoe, which was all but deserted during a summer week usually bustling with tourists.
Since the end of July, PAWS has taken care of victims we don’t often think about during wildfires: area wildlife.
A day after an explosive wildfire emptied a resort city at the southern tip of Lake Tahoe, a huge firefighting force braced for strong winds Tuesday as some residents in neighboring Nevada were ordered to evacuate.
Fire crews have wrapped up their investigation into a massive cold storage facility fire in Puyallup that burned for nearly a week.
The soldiers based in the Puget Sound region are poised to deploy anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice, and now, they're getting ready to fight the historic wildfires in California.
Mandatory evacuation orders were issued that extend to the south side of Lake Tahoe on Monday morning.
Huge gaps between air quality sensors in the western U.S. have created blind spots in the warning system for wildfire smoke plumes sweeping North America this summer, amid growing concern over potential health impacts to millions of people exposed to the pollution.
Fire chiefs and union leaders in Pierce County, Washington, say about 30 percent of their departments or membership have yet to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and they worry that a vaccinate mandate will prompt people to quit.
Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz, announced a new airbase that will be a staging area for large aircrafts to carry and drop fire retardant.
A firefighter died Monday while battling a wildfire southeast of Eugene, Oregon, officials said.