Wildfire

[6/21/18] Wildland Fire Academy

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Some 350 firefighters are in Deer Park, north of Spokane,  at the 3rd annual Wildland Fire Academy.

[6/18/18] Wildfire Caution Ahead of Heat Wave

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“Fire season is here” said Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz.  Washington State  Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging everyone to be cautious and vigilant when playing or working outdoors.

[5/31/18] Fireworks, Exploding Targets And Incendiary Devices Banned On All BLM Land In WA and OR

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Those who ignite fireworks, exploding targets, or incendiary devices on BLM-managed lands can be fined up to $1,000, receive a prison term of up to one year, or both.

[5/30/18] Annual Fire Safety Burn Ban Goes Into Effect This Friday, June 1

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All outdoor debris pile burning throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties will be strictly prohibited beginning Friday.