Wildfires have already begun to take hold across Washington in the wake of record heat both east and west of the Cascades.
Western Washington enters dangerous wildfire territory
That has responders currently battling a 31-square-mile fire in Adams County, after getting sparked in the town of Lind on Sunday morning. The fast-moving brush fire has been threatening homes and vital infrastructure.
Evacuation orders for the area have varied from area to area, ranging from Level 1 warnings that residents should be “aware of danger,” to Level 3, which means that there is “immediate danger,” and that residents should leave their homes right away.