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Ellensburg, WA 98926-2887
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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 -
The Colockum / Tarpiscan Fire has reached one of the established trigger points, prompting an upgrade to Level III Evacuation.
This will impact the Upper Park Creek, Secret Canyon, Hill Top, upper sections of Little Caribou, Sheep Creek and Trail Creek.
Sheriff's Deputies are working in this area to notify and assist people with the evacuation.
Those people needing shelter are asked to come to the Sheriff's office @ 307 West Umptanum Road or to call 925-8534.
We would ask that people from the evacuation area who will be staying with family or friends, please provide contact information to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 509-933-8305 so we can provide you with updates.
Please refer to the county web page for updates, or call the EOC
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Clayton Myers, Undersheriff
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.