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Firefighters Continue to Battle Two Fires in Kittitas County

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The Snag Canyon Fire is now 76% contained after burning 12,667 acres. The Snag Canyon Fire is now 76% contained after burning 12,667 acres.
The South Cle Elum Ridge Fire is now 77% contained after burning 894 acres. The South Cle Elum Ridge Fire is now 77% contained after burning 894 acres.
KITTITAS CO., WA. - Firefighters continue to maintain control of two fires burning in Kittitas County.

The Snag Canyon Fire is now 76% contained after burning 12,667 acres. Firefighters on Monday planned to spend the day holding and securing lines. Crews are also preparing for windy weather Tuesday morning, and while they are controlling the blaze, evacuation levels will remain in place as a precaution.

The South Cle Elum Ridge Fire is now 77% contained after burning 894 acres. The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has removed the level 1 evacuation notice for Woods & Steele Road.
Roadblocks for the South Cle Elum Ridge Fire will remain in place for Forest Service Road 4510, Forest Service Road 3350 at the junction with Forest Service Road 119, and at Forest Service Road 3300 at the South Fork Taneum Creek bridge.

Anyone with questions can contact the Emergency Operations Center at 509-933-8305, or contact the Fire Information Office at 509-731-3641.
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