[6/21/18] Wildland Fire Academy
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
“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.
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.
[5/31/18] Gov. Inslee Addresses Washington State Fire Adapted Learning Communities Network Communities
For more information on the Washington State Fire Adapted Learning Communities Network, you can follow a link to their website www.fireadaptedwashington.org/
All outdoor debris pile burning throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties will be strictly prohibited beginning Friday.
When a fire breaks out- one of the biggest factors in the outcome revolves around time and the initial attack.
Chelan Fire & Rescue responded to a brush fire Tuesday afternoon, shortly after 12 o’clock.
[4/20/18] Columbia Breaks Fire Interpretative Center Plans Prescribed Burn Near Lookouts In Entiat Saturday
If you find yourself driving through Entiat Saturday afternoon, you will likely see a lot of fire apparatus and a fair amount of smoke.
That meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 24th.
Reducing the threat of a megafire through prescribed burning is a focus of the forest service