Jul 11, 2014
The York Daily Record
Hundreds battling central Washington wildfire
Lisa Sheppard stands next to the packed trunk of her car as she looks to the hills behind her home as fire crews work to contain the 900-Acre Lake Spokane Fire on Thursday, July 10, 2014, near Ford, Wash.
Jul 11, 2014
Lake Spokane fire 30 percent contained, firefighters say - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A 1,000-acre fire still smoldering near Ford, Washington, and Long Lake is 30 percent contained as of Friday morning, a spokesman for the Washington Department of Natural Resources said.
Wildland fire in Stevens County expected to grow - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A wildland fire about 30 acres in size in southern Stevens County is expected to grow, according to a post on Stevens County Fire District 1's Facebook page.
Wildfire threatening structures near Ford
The fire was first reported at 20 to 25 acres in size and structures are threatened.
Boy flown to Sacred Heart after possible drowning near Ford
An 11-year-old boy was flown to Sacred Heart Medical Center Friday afternoon after he was pulled out of the water unresponsive at Chamokane Falls near Ford.