Jolly Mountain Fire
Morgan Creek, Bell Creek and Timber Ridge Communities under Evacuation Level 2 Notice for Jolly Mountain Fire (8-24-17)
The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office is issuing Evacuation Level 2 Notices in the following Lake Cle Elum areas as a precaution due to the growing Jolly Mountain Fire:
Timber Ridge community – all residences on Night Sky Drive
Morgan Creek community – all residences on Lakeside Court, Morgan Creek Road, Beargrass Road and Grandview Road
Bell Creek community – all residences on Carillon Cove Drive
All residences on Anna Bell Drive and Bell View Drive, and all residences west of Salmon La Sac Road from Anna Bell Drive north to FS Road 4330 (Fish Lake Road) are also under the Level 2 evacuation notice at this time.
Deputies are currently going door-to-door to notify residences in these areas.
Under the Level 2 “Get Set” notification, residents are advised to prepare to leave at a moment’s notice and now is the time to pack up important papers, photos, and medicines/prescriptions. If you feel unsafe or if you need extra time to accommodate elderly or special needs people, children or large animals, do not wait to be advised to leave if there is a possible threat to your home or evacuation route.
A reminder of the Evacuation Levels and what they mean:
Level 1 “Ready” – Residents should be aware of the fire threat in the area and start preparing to leave.
Level 2 “Set” – Residents should be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice. Important papers, photos and medicines/prescriptions should be packed and ready to take with you.
Level 3 “Go” – Residents should evacuate immediately.
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 5:00 pm)
Jolly Mountain Fire Information: (505) 303-0057 (Phones staffed 8:00 am to 8:00 pm)
Firefighter Job Description
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It's time to GEAR UP! We are looking for 10 volunteers to join our team!
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Jolly Mountain Fire Updates:
More Evacuation Advisories Reduced for Jolly Mountain Fire (9-13-17)
Effective today (Wednesday 9/13), the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center officially reduced the Evacuation Advisories in several areas affected by the Jolly Mountain Fire.
VIDEO: Fire activity along the northern edge of the Jolly Mountain Fire on 08.27.2017.
July 12, 2017
Full county Burn Ban starting July 12, 2017 at Noon.
Current Campfire Restrictions Updated: August 3, 2017
Due to worsening fire conditions and continued hot and dry weather, expanded campfire restrictions are now in effect.
August 11, 2017
The following burn ban announcement includes the Teanaway Middlefork Campground:
Firefighter Job Announcement
2017 Career Firefighter/EMT Application
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Kittitas County Fire District 7 is seeking highly motivated candidates that are interested in being selected for nine full-time Firefighter/EMT positions.
Review and complete application requirements below.
KCFD7 Full Time Firefighter Application
OUR future vision is to develop consolidated emergency services with our neighboring jurisdictions and develop emergency management zones around each station. Ideally, firefighters will respond to emergencies in zones where they live and/or work. Our goal is to improve firefighter training and operational interoperability while maintaining a minimum of 60 active volunteers in the district.
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The Board of Commissioners of Fire District #7 unanimously to approve the acceptance of a $1.4 million federal SAFER Grant to hire 9 full time firefighters.Read More
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