Although the suspension of new employees to the Forest Service is certainly an inconvenience, Krake says the practice is not uncommon when there are changes in leadership.
Washington now has 142 active Firewise Communities.
Two remaining opportunities for you to drop off your yard waste for free are Thursday and Saturday.
A report out today says acres burned in forest fires in the West have doubled since 1984 because of climate change.
Firefighter Richard Wheeler, Andrew Zajac and Thomas Zbyszewski
The grant is part of a FEMA Safe Firefighters grant.
September 9 – Chelan, WA – Performing Arts Center – hosted by Chelan Chamber of Commerce
SCBA equipment is used to supply firefighters with breathable air during an active fire.
Chelan County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it was human caused and one suspect is in custody.
Firefighters first knew of the Buck Creek Fire on July 22, while the Saul Fire was not reported until August 21