Okanogan County Fire

[8/1/19] Fast Fire Near Winthrop

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Okanogan County fire crews knocked down a 100-acre brush fire outside of Winthrop yesterday afternoon. Okanogan Emergency Management Director Maurice Goodall said the Rendezvous Fire was a fast burning grass fire, but local and state crews were able to get a perimeter around it quickly. Goodall said firefighters remained on the scene overnight, but all […]

[7/5/19] Okanogan Wildfire Still Smoldering

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A fire burning in Okanogan County, about 7 miles south of Oroville has burned close to 350 acres. The Swanson Mill Fire started a little before 2pm Wednesday and was to close to 300 acres by the evening hours. Some structures were threatened and one outbuilding was lost. According to Okanogan County Emergency Management, the […]