Canyon Creek


Wind-fanned flames quickly outpaced DNR crews fighting the fire from State Route 153.
PATEROS – It’s all over but the monitoring of leftover hot spots on the Canyon Creek fire that started a mile north of Carlton on Saturday, July 15, and expanded to 1,200 acres before being contained Tuesday evening, July 18. Evacuations alerts have been lifted, State Route 153 is open and engine...

Two hoses from a DNR pumper target flames close to the highway.
PATEROS – A wildfire, now called the Canyon Creek Fire, that began just after noon on Saturday, July 15, along State Route 153 about a mile north of Carlton burned some 300 acres and prompted evacuation alerts for residents in the surrounding area. According to the Okanogan County Emergency...

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