The other day, three firefighters were killed when they got into a vehicle accident and couldn't escape the surrounding flames.
WA State Emergency Management is now coordinating 9 Fire Mobilizations. That is, fires that are too large for a single county to handle on its own. The record is 10.
Meanwhile, numerous other fires are being fought by WA State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the US Forest Service as Thousands in WA State wrestle to tame relentless infernos.