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WDFW lifts fire restrictions on most lands in eastern Washington


October 3, 2018

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has lifted fire restrictions on most department-managed lands in eastern Washington, where cooler temperatures and high humidity have reduced fire danger.

Cynthia Wilkerson, manager of WDFW’s Lands Division, said the department’s action is consistent with the recent lifting of fire restrictions by the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which provides fire protection for many state wildlife areas.

“This change reflects an easing of fire danger in eastern Washington, but we still urge campers and anyone else heading outdoors this fall to be extremely cautious with campfires and any other activity that could spark a wildfi...

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