Fire Danger Ratings, Industrial Fire Precaution Levels Rise In Eastern Washington
News Date: 
July 22, 2021
   

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and its partners are increasing Fire Danger Ratings (FDRs) and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels (IFPLs) on DNR-protected lands in parts of eastern Washington.

Effective 12:01 a.m., Friday, July 23:

  • Fire danger will increase from Very High to Extreme in the Chelan, Foothills, Highlands, Kaniksu, Lower Yakima, Methow, Upper Yakima and Valley FDRAs.
  • Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) will increase from Level 2 to Level 3 in zone: 680. 

Residents can find their Fire Danger Rating Area online here and can find more information about the IFPL System here.

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MEDIA CONTACT

Janet Pearce
Communications Manager
Cell: 360-688-3047
janet.pearce@dnr.wa.gov