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Diamond Creek Fire Closure To Remain In Place


Oct 04, 2017
While Diamond Creek Fire is not out, the potential for significant perimeter growth is limited.  Future written updates will…





OCHS Hosting Presentations on Seagoing Cowboys


Aug 15, 2014
The Okanogan County Historical Society is sponsoring three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys who volunteered…

TWO MORE ARSON ARRESTS FOR STARTING BACK BURNS


Aug 13, 2014
    Last month, a 63-year-old Twisp man was arrested and booked for first degree Arson for lighting a back burn fire near 190…

Devil’s Elbow Fire holds against wind storm


Aug 13, 2014
Sixty mile-per-hour winds tested the containment lines firefighters have been building and expanding for a week around the…

DNR bans all outdoor burning


Aug 12, 2014
With dangerously hot and dry weather driving fire danger to a new high, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources is…

Military Veterans Treat Local Fire Department to BBQ in Pateros


Aug 08, 2014
  A group of military veterans and first responders in Pateros held a barbecue on August 7th for the District 15 Volunteer…