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Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest Winners

Kittitas County, WA - 10/17/2019 - Fire Prevention Week 2019 Poster Contest Winners Announced

The Kittitas County Fire Marshal's Office in partnership with the local fire districts hosted a poster contest during Fire Prevention Week, October 6th-12th.  Both Governor Jay Inslee and the Kitttias County Board of Commissioners issued proclamations recognizing Fire Prevention Week.

All Kittitas County schools were invited to participate.  Posters were reviewed by a panel of judges consisting of elected officials who met at the County Courthouse to perform the judging.

The 1st place winners each received a ride to school in a fire truck this week.  The names of the winning students will be memorialized on a plaque located at the Courthouse.  The winning posters will also be on display for the public.

The 2nd place winners each received a certificate and were recognized in their schools.  Both winners will be having lunch with firefighters in the coming week.

The contest winners for 2019 are:

1st Place for grades K-4: Drew Stenson, Easton
1st Place for grades 5-8: Myriam Gonzalez Ramos, Kitttias

2nd Place for grades K-4: Lucy Ramsey, Easton
2nd Place for grades 5-8: Yaridza Ramirez, Morgan Middle School

Photos of 1st place winners:

Smokey the Bear, Drew Stenson, Fire Marshal Pat Nicholson
Myriam Gonzalez Ramos with Kittitas Valley Fire Rescue firefighters

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Contact: Patrick Nicholson, Fire Marshal 509-962-7000