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Klickitat County invited to become Firewise


December 25, 2019

Firewise USA is an educational program of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) that teaches people how to adapt to living with wildfire. It encourages neighbors to work together and take action to prevent future losses. Washington State is third in the nation for the number of Firewise Communities. Klickitat County currently has three active Firewise Communities: Ponderosa Park, Keystone Acres, and High Prairie.

These communities have worked closely with the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR), their local Fire Districts, and the Central Klickitat Conservation District to carry out Firewise strategies and plan future actions. They have also participated i...

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