Press Release


Teanaway Meadows upgraded to Level II Evacuation

Kittitas County, WA - 08/30/2017 - Following the Level III evacuation of the North and Middle Fork of the Teanaway, the fire has continued to move south-east in the direction of the junction.

At 9:00 PM August 30st the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center elevated the Teanaway Meadows area, approximately 17 homes, to Level II (get set) in response to the continued movement of the fires.

The Red Cross shelter will be open at the Putnam Centennial Center, 719 E. 3rd Street, Cle Elum, for any evacuees needing a place to stay.  Anyone needing evacuation assistance for animals or livestock can call the Emergency Operations Center at (509) 933-8305 for animal shelter information.
Stay informed on evacuations and general fire information with the following resources:
Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center: (509) 933-8305 (Phones staffed 8:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Facebook: 580139428811803/
Jolly Mountain Fire Information: (509) 596-2423

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Contact: Clay Myers, Undersheriff