Articles about wildfire were among the most frequently viewed blog posts last month on Ear to the Ground.
Severe fire conditions we have not seen in our lifetime
Washington State had no measureable rain in August and just experienced the third-driest September on record. Read more
Brush fire sparked by burn barrel; yes, they are illegal!
The use of burn barrels in Washington is illegal, and outdoor burning is a leading cause for wildfire ignitions across Washington as a homeowner on Fox Island learned recently. Read more
Bonfire left to burn, only to be someone else’s problem
In early October, during record dry conditions and high fire danger, DNR employees and volunteers came upon a large campfire that had not been put out. Read more
|Follow DNR on:|