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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.
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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 http://www.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.