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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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Effective at 12pm today, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center will remove all evacuation notices for the Snag Canyon Fire, which is now 81% contained. Road closures will remain in place in consideration of fire personnel and equipment still working in the fire area.
Current road closures are at Smithson Road and Robbins Road, Wilson Creek and Naneum Roads at Charlton Road, Cooke Canyon and Colockum Roads at Gage Road, and Reecer Creek Road at Forest Service Road 3500. Local traffic is permitted on these roads. Schnebly Canyon, Coleman Canyon, and the Naneum State Forest are also still closed at this time. The Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest also has an Area Closure adjacent to the fire.
These road closures will continue to be evaluated by EOC personnel and fire managers as more progress is made on daily fire activity.
Anyone with questions can contact the EOC at 509-933-8305, or contact the Fire Information Office at 509-731-3641.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center509-933-8305
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.