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Timberland owners close lands due to extreme fire danger


Hancock Forest Management, Longview Timberlands, Stevenson Land Company, Broughton Lumber Company, Kreps Ranch LLC , Kreps Family LLC, and American Forest Management, Inc. are closing their lands to public entry effective August 13 until further notice. The closure is taking place because of extreme fire danger. The closure is for lands in Klickitat, Skamania, Yakima, Hood River, and Wasco counties. Total lands closed are approximately 200,000 acres.

These properties will remain closed to all public entry until Washington State Department of Natural Resources determines the fire danger rating of Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is reduced to IFPL 1. Security patrols have been ass...

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