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Fire costs $42.6 million so far

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The cost of battling the largest fire in state history is now $42.6 million — by far the costliest fire now burning in the nation.

“None of what we’re doing here is inexpensive,” said Pete Buist, a spokesman for the Carlton Complex fires in Okanogan County. “The DC-10 we used to drop retardant for half a day cost more than most fires can cost.”

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