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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

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No Major Fires During The 4th of July. Firefighters on High Alert

Even though it was hot and dry and plenty of people were lighting fireworks no major fires were reported in the valley during the 4th of July. A small fire was reported in the Moxee area, but firefighters were able to douse the flames after they burned about 5 acres and so far no major fireworks related injuries have been reported in Yakima as well

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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

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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

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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 t

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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

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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

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Selah Brush Fire Burns Five Acres

Firefighters from the upper valley doused the flames of a brush fire on Selah Heights Road after it burned about five acres. Investigators say the fire started from a pile of debris that was burned on June 2

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150 ACRE BRUSH FIRE NEAR WHITE SWAN DESTROYS TWO BUILDINGS

 

A 150 acre fire is burning in White Swan in the area of Wesley Rd. and W. White Swan Rd. Officials say two structures have burned and it is 0% contained. Lower Valley Fire Captain Joel Byam says if the fire jumps one road homes will be threatened. He

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