10-Year Wildfire Plan

As wildfires continue to increase throughout Washington state, so does the sense of urgency to prevent and control them.

According to a report in the Yakima Herald, Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz unveiled a strategic 10-year fire protection plan that calls for significant increases in resources, training, funding, and education to tackle a problem only expected to get worse with climate change and additional development in high-risk areas.

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