Washington Kicks Off Wildfire Awareness Week With Wildfires

Wildfire Awareness Week events around the state

Chipping Day at Lake Cushman:

What: Lake Cushman Firewise Council Chipping Day 
Chipping your yard debris throughout the community
When: May 4 — 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Lake Cushman Maintenance Company, 3740 N Lake Cushman Rd, Hoodsport
Contact: Jane Potter at 360-802-7030 or email at [email protected]

Ready, Set, Go! Wildfire Prevention Education:

What: Roll out the new campaign Ready, Set, Go!
Education for people to protect their homes
When: May 7 – 4 p.m.
Where: Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue Station 2-1
2020 Vantage Highway, Ellensburg
Contact: Deputy Chief Rich Elliot at 509-933-7231

Burn Barrel Exchange:

What: Exchange your burn barrel for a compost bin
When: May 9, 10, and 11 — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: West Waste Landfill, Highway 110, Forks, WA
Contact: Bryan Suslick at 360-374-2800 or email at [email protected]

Washington’s 100th Firewise Community:

What: Hidden Valley Meadows/Vista Community receives Washington’s 100th Firewise Award
When: May 10 — 10 a.m.
Where: 140 Leo Lane, Cle Elum, WA 98922
Contact: Suzanne Wade at 509-925-8585 or email at [email protected]

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