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Carlton Complex Fire: 7/28 Update from Incident Command

Carlton Complex Fire: 7/28 Update from Incident Command

FIRE INFORMATION WEBSITES: Blog:  carltoncomplex.blogspot.com On Facebook search for:  Carlton Complex Wildfire Inciweb:  http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3967/ Twitter:  #carltoncomplex   FIRE INFORMATION (360) 688-0560 or (509) 996-9971 En Espanol (360) 280-4352 Email:  carltoncomplexfire@gmail.com               Media briefings held daily at 11:00 AM at the Carlton Zone ICP located at the Liberty Bell High School south of Winthrop.  ...
Carlton Complex Fire: 7/27 Update from Incident Command

Carlton Complex Fire: 7/27 Update from Incident Command

The official update for 7/26 published by the Incident Command Center for the Carlton Complex Fires.
Carlton Complex Fire: 7/26 Update from Incident Command

Carlton Complex Fire: 7/26 Update from Incident Command

The official update for 7/26 published by the Incident Command Center for the Carlton Complex Fires.
Information Board locations

Information Board locations

Information boards for those affected by the Carlton Complex fires can be found at the following locations:   Winthrop Sun Mountain, 604 Patterson Lane KOA, 1114 Hwy 20 Evergreen IGA, 950 Hwy 20 Pardners Minimart, 900 Hwy 20 Winthrop Post Office, 1110 Hwy 20 Shari’s Sweet Shop at the 4-way stop USFS Methow Valley Ranger...

SATURDAY UPDATE (7/19): Evacuations continue, PUD looking at extensive repair efforts

By Marcy Stamper, transcribed by Darla Hussey As of Friday night (July 18) at 9 p.m., an infrared flight showed the Carlton Complex had grown to 215,000 acres, but there has been additional growth since then, although not as much as in previous days according to the public information officer (PIO) for the fires. The...
THURSDAY METHOW VALLEY FIRES UPDATE: Evacuations continue as flames spread; public info meeting tonight in Twisp

THURSDAY METHOW VALLEY FIRES UPDATE: Evacuations continue as flames spread; public info meeting tonight in Twisp

By Ann McCreary

A public information meeting about the fires ravaging the Methow Valley has been called for 7 p.m. tonight (Thursday, July 17) at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. The meeting was called …

Federal funds authorized to help fight Carlton Complex Fire

Federal funds authorized to help fight Carlton Complex Fire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Carlton Complex Fire, the agency announced Thursday (July 17) On Wednesday, the state of Washington submitted a request for a fire management assistance declaration for the Carlton Complex Fire. The authorization makes FEMA funding available...
WEDNESDAY UPDATE:  More evacuation orders as fires, smoke spread

WEDNESDAY UPDATE: More evacuation orders as fires, smoke spread

By Ann McCreary Additional evacuation orders were issued Wednesday morning (July 16) for residents living in the path of approaching fires burning near Carlton. Five houses on the north side of Gold Creek Road were placed on Level 3 evacuation, which means …
Homes evacuated on Texas Creek as fire advances

Homes evacuated on Texas Creek as fire advances

By Ann McCreary
Residents of 10 homes on Texas Creek Road near Carlton were ordered to evacuate at about 1:30 p.m. today as the Stokes Road Fire was approaching to within one-quarter mile of the houses.

Motorcyclist injured in accident near Winthrop • Countywide burn ban

By Marcy Stamper

Okanogan County hearing examiner Dan Beardslee approved a proposal to rezone eight acres on the Walking D Ranch after considering plans of the family corporation and comments from …