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Wildfire Mitigation

2021-05-26T18:54:40+00:00

Wildfire Mitigation By Nancy Aird “WILDFIRE READY NEIGHBORS “– WA new, free community initiative program “Wildfire Ready Neighbors” is a new, free collaboration between the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), preparedness experts, fire districts, and landowners/ residents. Chelan, Okanogan, and Spokane counties initiated this program in April to promote preparing properties against wildfire. Renters, homeowners, and landowners in the three counties sign up at www.wildfireready.com to have a wildfire expert visit their property and develop a detailed action plan. This plan includes mitigation and preparation steps, local resources information, and contractor lists. Washington wildfires burned 812,000 acres [...]

Wildfire Mitigation2021-05-26T18:54:40+00:00

Wildfire Season Off to an Early Start: How You Can Be Better Prepared

2021-05-26T18:28:22+00:00

Wildfire Season Off to an Early Start: How You Can Be Better Prepared By Kellie Hale April showers, bring May flowers is the usual saying. However, now it seems that April fires will bring an early start to wildfire season. During the week of April 19, Washington has seen a reported 91 wildfires total. Again, that was all in one week. If we are already having wildfires in spring, then what does that mean for summer? What can we expect? “This year is already heating up,” said Commissioner of Public Lands, Hilary Franz in a Facebook post back in [...]

Wildfire Season Off to an Early Start: How You Can Be Better Prepared2021-05-26T18:28:22+00:00
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