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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-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 Emergency Operations Center continues to monitor the Snag Canyon Fire twelve miles north of Ellensburg and the South Cle Elum Ridge Fire six miles south of Cle Elum.
Evacuation levels have not changed for the Snag Canyon Fire. There will be a public meeting regarding the Snag Canyon Fire on Saturday, August 9th at 7:00PM at Central Washington University Student Union Recreation Center, Rooms 137 A&B.
In the South Cle Elum area, fifteen residences in the Woods and Steele Road area are currently under a Level 1 evacuation notice. For residents, this is the time for preparation and precautionary movement of persons with special needs, mobile property, and pets or livestock.
No homes are under a Level 2 or 3 evacuation notice for the South Cle Elum Ridge Fire at this time. A Level 2 notice advises residents to be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice. Under a Level 3 notice, residents are advised to evacuate immediately.
Residences affected by the fires can contact the EOC at 509-933-8305 for more information, or visit the county website for updates and evacuation maps at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/. For fire information, please visit http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4046/, or contact the Snag Canyon Fire Information Office at 509-731-3641.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Clayton Myers, Undersheriffclay.email@example.com
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.