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Immediate Evacuations Ordered In Kittitas County

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KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - The expansion and merger of multiple wildfires in the Swauk Creek/
Table Mountain area have prompted the Kittitas County Sheriff to direct evacuations of area residents.

A level 3 evacuation is in effect for Williams Creek, Harkness, Pine Gulch, Liberty Mountain Association, Cougar Gulch, and Boulder Creek. Fire is in the area and residents should
leave immediately.

A level 2 evacuation is in effect for Liberty,Upper Green Canyon, the top of the Naneum Drainage, Wilson Creek and the Sun East Housing Development at the top of Robbins Road. Fire is in the area and residents should leave within 30 minutes.

A level 1 evacuation is in effect for the area from State Route 97 to the  Liberty Cafe and the Northern Foothills of lower Kittitas County. Fire is in the area and residents should be prepared to leave.

Evacuees are asked to check in with emergency officials at the upper county senior center... 719 east third in Cle Elum. The evacuation notices follow a declaration of emergency by the
Kittitas County Commission this morning.

Red cross representatives will be available at the senior center in Cle Elum to identify the needs of evacuees and their livestock or pets.



 

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