The smoke cloud on the left is the Hunter fire and the one on the right is the Buckhorn fire.
|Leecher & Buckhorn Fires|
Many areas in eastern Washington are suffering poor air quality because of the on-going fires, not just here in the Methow.
We have had a lot of air support with helicopters dropping buckets of water on the fires and even have a 14 person firefighting crew from Canada assisting in suppression efforts. At the rate things are going, the fires just might burn until snow falls.
|Bell UH-1H Helo|
|Sikorsky S70A Helo|
All I can say is thanks to the wildland firefighters who are working hard at extinguishing these blazes!