WILDFIRE WATCH 2014: DNR tackling new wildfire near Tonasket - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

WILDFIRE WATCH 2014: DNR tackling new wildfire near Tonasket

Posted: Updated:

TONASKET, Wash.- The Department of Natural Resources says they are battling a new wildfire northeast of Wauconda and Tonasket. The fire broke out on Tuesday, July 29th and is called the "Torado Mountain" wildfire. DNR crews are attacking this fire from the ground and air.

Tuesday evening and into Wednesday, fire crews were able to hole the fire at 150 acres, however, the fire is still 0% contained.

At this time there are no reports of injuries, evacuations, or damage to homes, but DNR says this fire could move fast.

Stay with KHQ for the most updated information as it comes into the newsroom.





HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Avista Utilities working to restore power to thousands of customers Monday

    Avista Utilities working to restore power to thousands of customers Monday

    Monday, June 26 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-06-27 03:25:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - As storms move through Spokane and Coeur d'Alene region Monday night, Avista Utilities crews are dealing with power outages. As of 8:15 p.m., Avista's outage map showed about 4,400 customers without power. The cause for most of those outages were listed as "under investigation" on Avista's website Monday night, but are thought to be weather related.

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - As storms move through Spokane and Coeur d'Alene region Monday night, Avista Utilities crews are dealing with power outages. As of 8:15 p.m., Avista's outage map showed about 4,400 customers without power. The cause for most of those outages were listed as "under investigation" on Avista's website Monday night, but are thought to be weather related.

    More >>
  • Woman files claim against City of Spokane after her car sustains $7K in damage

    Woman files claim against City of Spokane after her car sustains $7K in damage

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:26 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:26:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman has filed a claim against the City of Spokane after she says a displaced water cap caused $7,000 in damage to her car. “I want them to pay,” said Marian Denney.

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane woman has filed a claim against the City of Spokane after she says a displaced water cap caused $7,000 in damage to her car. “I want them to pay,” said Marian Denney.

    More >>
  • Caught on camera: Porch prowlers steal bicycle

    Caught on camera: Porch prowlers steal bicycle

    Monday, June 26 2017 10:09 PM EDT2017-06-27 02:09:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A series of surveillance videos show a woman walk onto a porch, grab a bicycle, and ride away in broad daylight. Video captures the theft from four surveillance cameras mounted on a West Central home Sunday. “We bought a bike for a neighborhood kid who didn’t have a bike this summer and he was going to ride it when he was here,” said Tricia Leming.

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A series of surveillance videos show a woman walk onto a porch, grab a bicycle, and ride away in broad daylight. Video captures the theft from four surveillance cameras mounted on a West Central home Sunday. “We bought a bike for a neighborhood kid who didn’t have a bike this summer and he was going to ride it when he was here,” said Tricia Leming.

    More >>