Press Release
Sheriff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Level 3 “GO” Evacuations Issued in Teanaway due to Brush Fire

Kittitas County, WA - 10/06/2017 - The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office has issued Level 3 “Go Now” Evacuation Notices to about 20 homes in the Teanaway due to a brush fire. The fire started in the 8500 block of Teanaway Road and quickly spread to both sides of the roadway.

Level 3 Notices were issued from the 8500 block to the 6500 block of Teanaway Road.  Level 3 means you are advised to the leave the area now due to immediate fire danger.
 
Level 2 “Get Set” Notices were issued from the 6500 block to the 4000 block.  Residents are advised to prepare to leave at a moment’s notice.
 
Teanaway Road is currently closed to all traffic at Red Bridge Road and fire apparatus are blocking several spots on the Teanaway Road for suppression efforts. 
 
Three helicopters are actively dropping water on the Teanaway Road fire.  State Mobilization has also been requested for additional resources.
 

Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at https://www.co.kittitas.wa.us

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Contact: Jill Beedle, Public Information Officer
509-933-8305