Fire Watch

Woman killed in mobile home fire Monday

A woman was killed in a mobile home fire Monday at the Ponderosa Mobile Home Park. Responding firefighters discovered she had set up two barbecues inside the home to provide heat after her utilities had been shut off.

Burn ban to be lifted for the Spokane area Tuesday

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Outdoor recreational fire restrictions that were implemented this summer are being lifted. The burn ban lift will take effect Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. Due to the current and forecasted cooler and wetter conditions, restrictions for specified outdoor…

Wildfires taint West Coast vineyards with taste of smoke

TURNER, Ore. (AP) — Smoke from the West Coast wildfires has tainted grapes in some of the nation’s most celebrated wine regions with an ashy flavor that could spell disaster for the 2020 vintage. Wineries in California, Oregon and Washington…

The road to rebuilding Malden; what comes next

The smoke has settled. Now, it's time to rebuild. More than two weeks have passed since a wildfire burned about 100 homes in Malden, and the people who live there are working on a plan to put their town back together.

Schill Fire burning over 25 acres near Emmett, Idaho

EMMETT, Idaho -- Crews are currently working to contain the Schill Fire, which is burning roughly 25 acres just two miles southeast of Emmett. The fire sparked at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and is burning grass and brush near Pearl Road,…