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KENNEWICK, Wash. — The KAPP-KVEW news staff is constantly keeping up with wildfires threatening Eastern Washington to ensure that the communities in our region are safe and informed. Take your wildfire awareness to another level by signing up for our brand new Wildfire Newsletter, which rounds up the latest wildfire news in your area and delivers it to your inbox.
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WILDFIRE SEASON: A Guide to Evacuation Levels and Important Terminology
Most recently, we tracked updates to the Green Ridge Fire and the Lick Creek Fire, which are burning near Asotin, WA in the Umatilla National Forest. KAPP-KVEW had extensive coverage and updates from the Burbank Fire, which threatened land near Yakima County and Kittitas County.
KAPP-KVEW also partners with its sister station, KXLY, for further wildfire coverage along the northeast border of Washington state. Overall, we provide encompassing wildfire coverage so that viewers, readers, and their loved ones can stay prepared when danger arises.
Wildfires aren’t just harmful to people in the area — They have widespread side effects including smoke and hazardous air quality that impact the entire state. By signing up for our Wildfire Newsletter, you’re giving yourself a leg up by ensuring that you have all the info you need to prepare.
RECENT NEWS HEADLINES FROM THE KAPP-KVEW NEWS STAFF:
- Washington DNR closes down eastern managed land
- Lick Creek Fire now 90% contained across 80,000+ acres
- Smoke swirl in a heat dome: ‘Unhealthy’ air quality spans the state
- Green Ridge Fire in Umatilla National Forest has burned over 11,000 acres
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