Weather

Medical Lake brush fire knocked down

A fast-moving brush fire prompted fire crews to evacuate multiple homes in a subdivision near the intersection of W. Brooks Rd. and N. Minnie St. early Tuesday afternoon.

Experts predict high wildfire risk in August

Wildfire experts say states across the West are now at the highest risk of the season for wildfires as hot weather patterns continue to dry out fuels and forests across the region.

Valley View wildfire evidence can still be seen

It's been four years since the Valley View wildfire destroyed 13 homes and 1,000 acres of land. Several homeowners rebuilt their houses, while others did not, and the evidence of the destruction can still be seen today.

Fire danger raised to "high" in Spokane County

The Washington Department of Natural Resources has raised the fire danger in Spokane County from "moderate" to "high." The fire danger is also being raised in parts of the surrounding counties as well.

Fire proofing your home before the danger

The hot and dry weather around the state has kicked off fire season but if your home is ever threatened, there are a few simple changes to your outside landscaping that could mean all the difference.

Disaster declared to handle flooding

City officials in Bonners Ferry signed a disaster declaration Tuesday to handle imminent flooding, as the Kootenai River crests above flood stage. The declaration is designed to protects property and people and requests the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.