- The blazes in the Spokane region erupted Sunday [August 21, 2016] afternoon.
- Authorities are referring to the fires as the Hart Road Fire, the Spokane Complex fire, and now the new the Deep North Fire
- At their peak, the blazes scorched more than 12,000 acres, which is about 18 square miles, Monday.
- Wildfires burning in eastern Washington have destroyed at least 16 homes.
- No injuries have been reported.
- The fast-moving wildfires are quickly burning out of control
Aug 21, 2018 | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Decreasing fire season precipitation increased recent western US forest wildfire activity
Apr 4, 2018 | Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
EEE 2016: Anthropogenic Forcings and Associated Changes in Fire Risk in Western North America and Australia During 2015/16
Dec 13, 2016 | The Salt Lake Tribune
Utah had worst wildfire season since 2012
Nov 8, 2016 | Insurance Journal
2016 Wildfire Season Not Likely to Top Record-Setting 2015 Season