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    Washington Wildfires - July 29, 2014 (129.23 KB)
    Washington State Wildfires Estimates based on best available information. Posted as new information becomes available. Compiled by the State EOC based on information principally from the State Fire Marshal’s Office of the Washington State Patrol (WSP) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). LATEST NEWS
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    Washington Wildfires - July 28, 2014 (129.33 KB)
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    Red Cross - Client Service Centers Okanogan County (Spanish) (617.28 KB)
    CLIENT SERVICE CENTERS Connect with a caseworker for disaster-related emergency needs 
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    Red Cross - Client Service Centers Okanogan County (English) (618.91 KB)
    CLIENT SERVICE CENTERS Connect with a caseworker for disaster-related emergency needs 
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    Washington Wildfires - July 27, 2014 (134.31 KB)
    Washington State Wildfires Estimates based on best available information. Posted as new information becomes available. Compiled by the State EOC based on information principally from the State Fire Marshal’s Office of the Washington State Patrol (WSP) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). LATEST NEWS FIRE DATA As of 10:00 a.m. on July 27, 2014 ACTIVE FIRES CONTAINED FIRES ALL FIRES Carlton Complex Washington Interagency IMT #2, #3, CA Type 1, & PDX NIMO - Type 2 IMT Chiwaukum Complex R6 IMT #3 - Type 1 IMT Active Fire Totals Watermelon Hill Type 4 Bugg Road IMT #3 Mills Canyon Type 4 Lake Spokane Type 4 Contained Fire Totals Counties Okanogan Chelan 2 Lincoln, Spokane Okanogan Chelan Stevens 5 5 Agencies USFS, DNR, WFS, BLM USFS, DNR - BLM, DNR, WFS DNR, WFS, USFS DNR, USFS, WFS DNR, WFS - FMAG/ State Fire Mob. Status Yes/Yes Yes/Yes - Demobilized 7/22/14 No/No Demobilized 7/20/14 Yes/Yes - Acres involved 250,514 12,320 262,834 10,518 775 22,571 1,016 34,880 297,714 % Contained* 59% 25% n/a 100% 100% 95% 100% n/a Homes lost 303 est. 0 303 est. 0 0 0 0 0 303 est. Other structures lost 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 5 6 Homes & structures threatened 1,103 1,583 2,686 0 10 0 0 10 2,696 Shelters open 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 People sheltered 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 5 ***Total costs to date $23,350,000 $12,657,933 $38,007,933 $1,100,000 $860,000 $8,814,513 $1,590,000 $12,364,513 $50,372,446 Firefighters assigned 3,014 990 4,004 243 167 13 201 624 4,628 Aircraft assigned 19 10 29 0 0 0 0 0 29 WNG personnel 30 111 141 1 0 0 0 01 142 *Contained = “surrounded” (not controlled). **Unk. = Evacuation numbers continue to change and reflect the best information available. ***Costs = Costs are based on current incident reports to date. **** Acronyms: WNG = Washington National Guard; BIA = Bureau of Indian Affairs; BLM = Bureau of Land Management; DNR = Department of Natural Resources; FMAG = Fire Management Assistant Grant; USBR = U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; USFS = U.S. Forest Service; WIIMT = Washington Interagency Incident Management Team; WFS = Washington Fire Service.
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    Washington Wildfires, July 26, 2014 (18.24 KB)
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    Washington Wildfires, July 25, 2014 (128.98 KB)
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    DSHS Mobile CSO extends schedule, hours in Twisp fire area (update) (74.75 KB)
    The Department of Social and Health Services’ eastside Mobile Community Services Office will extend its stay in Twisp through Friday, July 25, 2014, to help residents affected by wildfires in north central Washington obtain benefits. The van, which contains all the amenities found in any of the state’s 62 CSOs, will continue to be stationed at 112 Twisp Ave. (at the corner of Glover Street) from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Friday. UPDATE: The DSHS Mobile Community Services Office will be in Twisp at the following location: Saturday -July 26, 2014 112 Twisp Ave Near the Chevron gas station 9-4pm Next week : Monday July 28,2014 Brewster High School, pass the football field 503 South 7th Street, Brewster 9am-6pm
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    Help offered for primary voting amid wildfires (423.96 KB)
    As crews battle the largest wildfires in Washington history, Secretary of State Kim Wyman is offering assistance to affected counties and voters as the state’s Aug. 5 Primary Election voting period is underway.
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    Monetary donations, not donated goods, best for helping people impacted by wildfire (23.03 KB)
    Washington residents who want to assist Eastern Washington neighbors recovering from the wildfires are encouraged to make cash donations to a charity of their choice. Monetary donations, not donated goods, are the best way to provide immediate help the residents whose homes and property have been damaged or destroyed in the wildfires.
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