YAKIMA, Wash.-- With
the temperatures creeping higher and higher, Yakima prepares for its wild-fire
say fire danger is high, because of all the brush that has dried out from the
rain that fell in Yakima earlier this month does not mean we are safe from a
lot of people think that since we've had a lot of rain in the month of June,
fire season is low. It's only gonna
take a few days of these really hot temperatures to dry out those light
fuels," Mitch Cole, Battalion Chief in Yakima, said.
weather does not help with preventing wildfires either, lightning and high
winds can spark a blaze at any moment.
it if a wildfire sparks up near you, help is always available. Call 911 if there is a fire near you.
If you want more information about how to be prepared for a wildfire, go
Friday, December 6 2013 8:09 PM EST2013-12-07 01:09:02 GMT
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