Public Service Announcement


Evacuation in progress

Kittitas County, WA - 07/31/2013 -
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


Contact: Clayton Myers, Undersheriff