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Crews team up to contain spot fires S.E. of Twisp

Crews team up to contain spot fires S.E. of Twisp

About two dozen hand crews, two helicopters with water buckets, a bulldozer and 10 smokejumpers (on foot) attacked at least two spot fires southeast of Twisp on Sunday afternoon (June 21). The fires were reported at 2 p.m. after they sent up a significant plume of smoke. Crews from Okanogan County Fire District 6 were...
Crews tackle spot fires southeast of Twisp

Crews tackle spot fires southeast of Twisp

About two dozen hand crews, a helicopter with a water bucket, and a bulldozer attacked several spot fires southeast of Twisp on Sunday afternoon (June 21). The fires sent up a significant plume of smoke …
District 6 rejects bids for new fire hall, considers options

District 6 rejects bids for new fire hall, considers options

Okanogan County Fire District 6 commissioners have rejected three bids received last month for construction of a proposed new fire station in Winthrop. “They are all over our budget,” said Commissioner Darold Brandenburg Monday (June 8) at the fire commission meeting. The district and the architect who designed the station had estimated the station could...
Fire destroys mobile home in Twisp

Fire destroys mobile home in Twisp

An early morning fire on Monday (June 8) destroyed a mobile home at River’s Edge Mobile Home Park in Twisp, as well as a car and boat parked next to the mobile home. Firefighters from Okanogan County Fire District 6 responded to a call at about 1 a.m. and arrived at the trailer park to...
Bids for new District 6 fire hall come in higher than construction estimate

Bids for new District 6 fire hall come in higher than construction estimate

Three construction bids for a proposed new Winthrop fire hall for Okanogan County Fire District 6 came in considerably higher than the $2.4 million the district has estimated for the project.
No construction bids submitted for District 6 fire hall

No construction bids submitted for District 6 fire hall

Commissioners had hoped to open bids Monday (April 13) for construction of a new Winthrop fire station for Okanogan County Fire District 6, but instead found themselves with no bids to consider. “This is not good …
Valley’s early-season brush fires ‘not unusual this time of year’

Valley’s early-season brush fires ‘not unusual this time of year’

After last summer’s wildfires and an early, dry spring, people are especially jittery about spring burn piles that get out of control. Okanogan County Fire District 6 has responded to a handful of fires in the past month, according to Assistant Fire Chief Cody Acord. Most of the fires were caused when burning of brush...
Twisp wants to get head start on next service contract with Fire District 6

Twisp wants to get head start on next service contract with Fire District 6

With two years left in a five-year fire protection contract with Okanogan County Fire District 6, Twisp town officials want to meet with the district to begin discussing a future contract and potential costs. In a letter to be sent to the fire …
Fire destroys mobile home Sunday morning on Eastside Road

Fire destroys mobile home Sunday morning on Eastside Road

A fire destroyed a mobile home at 804 Twisp-Winthrop Eastside Road early Sunday morning (March 15), as well as two vehicles parked next to it. One occupant was in the home but was outside and unhurt when firefighters from Okanogan County Fire District 6 arrived, and was looked after at the scene by Aero Methow...
District 6 will open fire station construction bids on April 13

District 6 will open fire station construction bids on April 13

Bids from contractors for construction of a new fire station will be opened by Okanogan County Fire District 6 commissioners at their next regular meeting on April 13. At their meeting Monday (March 9), district commissioners approved sending the fire station project out to bid.