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Weekend Ridge Fire Keeps Firefighters Busy
If you spent the weekend relaxing and away from all the heat in the valley you were like most people. It was a different weekend for area firefighters. They were kept busy by a big wildfire in the Moxee area on Friday afternoon. The Desmarais fire near Moxee burned on the ridge between Moxee and Zil…
More Brush Fires Keep Firefighters Busy Over Weekend
Brush fires are common at this time of year, but they can be dangerous. Firefighters battled a number of brush fires up and down the valley over the weekend. The largest was in the Sunnyside area. The nearly 300 acre blaze near state route 241 at the end of Washout Road was contained on Sat…