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Washington state wildfire destroys 100 homes, hundreds evacuated

A mailbox stands in a scorched countryside that was hit by the Carlton Complex fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014.   REUTERS/David Ryder

A mailbox stands in a scorched countryside that was hit by the Carlton Complex fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

A mailbox stands in a scorched countryside that was hit by the Carlton Complex fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Damaged structures and cars sit smouldering after being consumed by the Carlton Complex fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

Damaged structures and cars sit smouldering after being consumed by the Carlton Complex fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Damaged structures and cars sit smouldering after being consumed by the Carlton Complex fire near Pateros, Washington July 19, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Trees are consumed by flames from the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014.  REUTERS/David Ryder

Trees are consumed by flames from the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Trees are consumed by flames from the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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A helicopter gathers water from the Methow River to battle the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014.    REUTERS/David Ryder

A helicopter gathers water from the Methow River to battle the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

A helicopter gathers water from the Methow River to battle the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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A hillside along Washington State Route 153 burns from the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014.   REUTERS/David Ryder

A hillside along Washington State Route 153 burns from the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

A hillside along Washington State Route 153 burns from the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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Firefighters are pictured while working on the edge of the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighters are pictured while working on the edge of the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder

Firefighters are pictured while working on the edge of the Carlton Complex Fire near Methow, Washington July 18, 2014. REUTERS/David Ryder
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