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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Kittitas County, WA -
Effective immediately, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has changed several evacuation levels for the Jolly Mountain Fire.
Residences and properties in the Salmon La Sac HOA area, Paris Creek area and Boulder Creek area on Forest Service Road 4330 (Fish Lake Road) are now at a Level 2 notice. Residents are reminded to use extra caution on the roads, as fire personnel and large machinery are still actively working and moving through the area.
The roadblock on Salmon La Sac Road is now located just north of the French Cabin Creek bridge. Only residents and property owners will be allowed past the roadblock at this time.
Forest Service Road 4308 along French Cabin Creek is now open.
Along Lake Cle Elum, the Level 2 advisory from Night Sky Drive to Lake Cle Elum Dam Road and Double O Ranch Road has been reduced to a Level 1 notice. There are no additional road closures for this area.
The Level 1 advisory for the Town of Ronald, City of Roslyn and the Cle Elum Ridge has been removed. These areas are no longer under any evacuation notice, and there are no road closures.
In the Teanaway, current Level 2 advisories for Teanaway Meadows, West Fork, Middle Fork and the lower section of North Fork have been reduced to a Level 1 notice.
The upper section of North Fork Teanaway Road remains at a Level 3 advisory. The road is currently closed at 29 Pines Campground. Forest Service Road 9738 along Jack Creek is open.
Remember to check out our interactive map for a visual aid with today’s evacuation level changes.
Stay informed on evacuations and general fire information with the following resources:
Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center: (509) 933-8305
WA Dept Fish & Wildlife: https://www.facebook.com/WashingtonFishWildlife/
WA Dept Fish & Wildlife Police: https://www.facebook.com/WDFWPolice/
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://co.kittitas.wa.us
Jill Beedle, Public Information Officer509-933-8305
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.