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DNR Issues Burn Ban for Eastern Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources has issued a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in Eastern Washington, effective Saturday.
The ban applies to all outdoor burning on state forests, state parks and forestlands under DNR fire protection east of the crest of the Cascade…
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…
Gov. Gregoire Extends Eastern Washington Burn Ban
OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire tonight extended a burn ban for all counties east of the Cascade crest, prohibiting all outdoor burning through midnight Sunday, Sept. 30. An emergency proclamation declaring a State of Emergency remains in effect, and allows continued air support from Washington&…