Washington woes

California isn’t alone in facing an early fire season. Washington state has its own share of problems. The Seattle Times reported about a week ago that the state Department of Natural Resources placed a temporary burn ban on state lands in some areas. This also now includes the South Puget Sound, Pacific Cascade Region, Northwest, […]

“Fire season” 2021

It seems silly to even talk about something called “fire season” now. Fire in the Santa Cruz mountains in January. Strike teams and overnight assignments in the Angeles National Forest this month. A blaze in Mendocino County growing to 200 acres. Fortunately, by my count, we didn’t have any fires in California last year that […]