Contact Information:

  • For information, call the EOC at: 509-933-8305
  • For assistance, call: 211
  • For animal evacuation inquiries, call: 509-962-0002
  • To volunteer for animal help, call: 509-933-8236

Report Damages to Primary Residences and Businesses Caused by the Taylor Bridge Wildfire

Home and business owners who have incurred damages from the Taylor Bridge Wildfire are encouraged to file a report with the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) immediately. This data will be used in determining if damages are significant enough to warrant a request for federal disaster assistance and various other forms of assistance.

Please select the appropriate form to download and complete:

Business Losses

  • Owner of a business structure (including rental property owners)
  • Leaser of a business structure

Residential Losses

  • Owner occupied primary residence
  • Renter of a residence

For more information, please contact the EOC at 509-933-8305.

Kittitas County Emergency Response Information

Taylor Bridge Wildfire 13 August 2012

The Board of County Commissioners approved Resolution 2012-099 - Declaration of Emergency, August 13, 2012, due to a wildfire in Kittitas County.

Press Releases and Public Service Announcements

As of 9:00 am, 08/24/12
Acres Fire Cause Containment Total Personnel
23,500 Human 100% 610

For information on what to do after the fire please see the Kittitas County Fire Marshal's brochure after the fire is out

Donation Locations

List of Donation Locations



Interactive Fire Map
Interactive Fire Progression Map


Fire Progression Map
Fire Map update 08/22/2012 6:00pm

Mobile device maps (Get the app below):

  • Interactive Android Map
  • Interactive iOS Map
  • Unfortunately, the Windows Phone app does not support direct URLs.
    To view the interactive Windows Phone map:
    • Download the Windows Phone ArcGIS app
    • Load the AcrGIS app
    • Click the search icon at the bottom of the app
    • Search for "Kittitas County Taylor Bridge Fire Map"
      Note: The correct map is authored by TBFire and is labeled as (official)


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