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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 -
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUpdate to include Fire District #8
July 12, 2017
An extreme fire hazard currently exists in Kittitas County due to high temperatures, lowering relative humidity and low fuel moisture content of 10, 100 and 1,000 hr. fuels.
As of Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 12:00 pm, a burn ban is in effect in all unincorporated areas of Kittitas County.
All burning, including recreational fires and briquette barbeques are prohibited in all Fire Districts, with the following exceptions:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://co.kittitas.wa.us
Fire Marshal Josh Hink509-962-7000
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.