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30 Acre Brush Fire West of Yakima Keeps Firefighters Busy
A West Valley brush fire that started Thursday afternoon on Cottonwood Canyon Road was doused by firefighters, but the 30 to 40 acre fire spread quickly up the hillside anyway due to the dry sage fuel and wind conditions.
"This is a dangerous fire;  this sage on this hill is old g…
Another Brush Fire Burns 20 acres and Threatens Home
Firefighters battled flames in a brush fire near Cowiche Wednesday afternoon that burned about 20 acres near Sunset Way and Cowiche Mill Road.  At least one home was threatened by the blaze. The fire burned through sagebrush for several hours before it was contained...
Hot and Dry Weather Ideal for Wildfires
Firefighters were busy yesterday and this morning with a large wildfire that burned brush and grass between Othello and Royal City. Fire officials say the blaze started along highway 26. No structures were threatened, and there's still no word on what caused the fire...
Boy To Be Charged With Reckless Burning
Yakima prosecutors say they plan to charge a 16-year-old boy with reckless burning in connection with Monday's fire in Selah that damaged two homes. The boy was on the hillside on Monday above Wixson Park lighting some brush when the fire took off and threatened homes, damaging two in the p…
Yakima Valley Cities Cracking Down On Overgrown Brush
This year's brush fire threat has cities here in the valley taking a stand.
Yakima and surrounding cities are cracking down on overgrown brush, trying to prevent fires like those in Selah and Terrace Heights earlier. Property owners are being forced to keep their yards in check or pay up...
16 Year Old Arrested For Selah Brush Fire That Damaged Homes.
A 16 year old was arrested Monday after a brush fire burned a hillside and damaged two homes in Selah. Witnesses say they saw a boy start the fire on the base of the hillside. The fire broke out around 2:00 p.m. Monday just above Wixson Park in Selah, behind Robert Lince elementary school...

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