Wildfire season is Washington’s worst: 730,000 acres have burned, and it's not over yet
This year is the state’s worst fire season on record, and it’s not over yet. An estimated 732,608 acres have burned, with 13 uncontained fires still raging across the state. The Okanogan Complex fire is the largest wildfire the state has ever seen, at 280,267 acres as of Wednesday morning...Before this summer, last year was considered the state’s worst fire season. The Carlton Complex wildfire that year was then the biggest in state history, burning more than 250,000 acres.