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Fire hazard reduction grants available for communities in eastern Washington


The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking proposals for projects to reduce the threat of wildfire in eastern Washington.

Successful projects will reduce wildfire threat by clearing vegetation and thinning and pruning trees in eastern Washington communities that are at high risk of wildfire. Projects must be located within a completed Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) area. DNR will work with local CWPP groups in several eastern Washington counties to identify and prioritize projects.

Community Wildfire Protection Plans are part of the fire prevention strategies for Washington’s wildland-urban interface communities, those located in or near the woods...

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