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[7/31/19] Fire Danger Increases

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As fire danger increases across the dry slope of the Cascades in Washington, visitors to national forest lands from Naches to the Methow Valley will be required to limit potential ignition sources like campfires starting Thursday August 1, 2019. Rob Allen, fire staff officer for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest: “After a moist, cool spring we’re […]

[5/11/19] E.W.A Fire Danger

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Effective yesterday, fire danger will increase from low to moderate in Chelan, and Methow fire danger rating areas. Due to warm, dry weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the following changes in fire danger rating in Eastern Washington.  DNR Public Information Officer Guy Gifford explains the change and what it means […]