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Although a few of the state’s large wildfires have been caused by lightning in recent years, the vast majority are sparked by people, including nearly all of those recorded in 2016.
Conditions include correct temperature, wind, fuel moisture and ventilation for smoke.
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The most common day for human-started fire by far was July 4, with 7,762 total wildfires started on that day over the course of the 21-year period.
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.