Wildfires in Spokane region grow, destroy more than a dozen homes
Several wildfires are burning in Eastern Washington amid high winds and temperatures. More than a dozen homes have been destroyed as the flames spread.
A series of wildfires burning in the Spokane region have destroyed at least 16 homes and continued to grow on Monday.
The fires started Sunday afternoon amid high winds and temperatures in the 90s.
One fire was near Davenport in Lincoln County, just west of Spokane. It had scorched more than nine square miles by Monday morning and destroyed at least six homes, according to the state Department of Natural Resources. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office said 11 structures had been destroyed, a figure that included homes, garages and outbuildings