- Northwest fire crews hope for a break in the weather Updated: Aug-28-15 4:58 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Northwest fire officials told U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that incoming cooler weather could help calm the massive blazes that threaten thousands of homes, but wind storms may cause extreme fire behavior in the interim.
- Governor to visit John Day for wildfire briefing Updated: Aug-18-15 9:25 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Gov. Kate Brown plans to visit the eastern Oregon command post where fire crews are overseeing the effort to contain a wildfire that's destroyed at least 26 homes and damaged 50 others.
- Wildfires raging in Northwest destroy homes, threaten more Updated: Aug-16-15 5:19 pm
CHELAN, Washington - Several major wildfires in the Northwest have destroyed homes, forced residents to flee and threatened many more homes as they continued to rage across Washington, Oregon and Idaho.