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Posted: Jul 23, 2015

Crews Trying to Stop Blue Creek Fire From Damaging Watershed Outside Walla Walla

The containment level on the blue creek fire burning outside Walla Walla has barely changed since the fire first started on Monday, just reaching 10% containment by Thursday night. The fire continues to burn through mostly brush but it's heading toward something much more important. The fire has destroyed one home and threatens dozens of others as an estimated 1,000 firefighters battle it in steep, challenging terrain.
- PUB DATE: 7/23/2015 6:42:16 PM - SOURCE: NBCRightNow.com
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Posted: Jul 23, 2015

4 homes damaged as flames rip through Seattle neighborhood

Flames ripped through a Seattle neighborhood early Thursday, heavily damaging three homes, scorching the garage of a fourth home and damaging two other structures. More than 100 firefighters responded to the intense blaze, which lit up the sky over Maple Leaf. Two families were burned out of their homes and the intense heat blew the windows out of a nearby church.
- PUB DATE: 7/23/2015 7:54:41 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Jul 23, 2015

Downtown Renton business complex gutted in 2-alarm fire

Flames raced through a downtown Renton business complex Thursday morning, sending a gusher of smoke skyward that was visible from nearby Interstate 405. Crews responded to the two-alarm blaze just before 5 a.m. after receiving a report of smoke and flames at the building in the 200 block of Main Avenue South in Renton - only about a block away from the fire station.
- PUB DATE: 7/23/2015 7:38:47 AM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Jul 22, 2015

Three people escape Lynnwood house fire

A quick-thinking neighbor spotted a house fire in Lynnwood Wednesday night and helped the three residents escape the blaze. A resident in the 18700 block of 40th Avenue West noticed a fire at a neighbor's home at about 6:30 p.m. The resident ran over to the house and banged on the door to tell the homeowners about the fire.
- PUB DATE: 7/22/2015 8:55:41 PM - SOURCE: KOMO-TV ABC 4 and Radio 1000
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Posted: Jul 22, 2015

Brush fires surging in dried-up Seattle area

o talk about an increase in brush fires, the Seattle Fire Department scheduled a news conference Wednesday morning at Discovery Park. It got off to a late start, however — because of a brush fire in Discovery Park. With a burning example just down the street, Seattle fire officials said 225 brush fires have been reported in Seattle from June 1 through July 21, a 178 percent increase from the same time last year.
- PUB DATE: 7/22/2015 8:46:05 PM - SOURCE: Seattle Times
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