Crews mop up John Belmont Fire

UPDATE: (7/24): The fire is now 75 percent contained. One level 1 evacuation is still in place for the structure within the fire.

Two homes destroyed in Oden Road fire near Okanogan

Two homes have been destroyed in a growing wildfire in Okanogan County. Officials with the Department of Natural Resources estimate the Oden Road fire is approximately 6,000 acres in size. DNR can't give an official number because crews can't see through the smoke.

Looking back at the Valley View Fire

One year ago this Friday afternoon gusting winds were fanning flames across the Dishman Hills, charring more than a thousand acres, destroying 11 homes and forcing thousands to evacuate the area.