Fire Prevention

[7/2/19] Chelan County moves to adopt the Community Wildfire Protection Plan

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Areas prone to wildfire have become more popular for homeowners for their privacy, natural beauty, recreational opportunities and affordable living. Developers and communities are meeting the need by building neighborhoods inside these areas. As a result, rural fire districts are more often having to fight fire and protect homes and property within these wildland urban […]

[6/26/19] Feds Try to Stop Wildfires

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Federal officials released a draft environmental analysis for a proposal intended to stop rangeland wildfires in a huge swath of the West that hosts cattle ranching and recreation and is home to imperiled sage grouse. The analysis looks at the impact of altering or removing vegetation on strips of land up to 165 yards wide […]