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Wildfires rage amid hot, dry temperatures

Sourdough, Blue Lake fires result in closures, county emergency proclamation

Firefighters rest and chat alongside the road with some having their faces covered in soot.
Almost 400 firefighters are on site at the Sourdough Fire, burning in the North Cascades National Park since late July. (Photo courtesy of NW Incident Management Team 10)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
An extended stretch of unseasonably hot, dry weather in Northwest Washington has firewatchers and he
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