yakima county

Evans Canyon Fire grows to 52,000 Acres, 5 Homes Destroyed
The Evans Canyon Fire continues to burn just north of Natches, in Yakima County.  So far, the fire is at 0% containment and has burned 52,000 acres.
It's being reported that five homes have been destroyed in the fire along with an undetermined number of cars, RV's and outbuildings...
Severe Storms Threaten More Fire
Mother Nature has not been kind to us, lately.  Currently, the National Weather Service, in Pendleton, OR has an excessive heat warning in effect for our area until 9pm Tuesday.
It's vital to stay well hydrated, and if you're working outside, take breaks as needed...