Inslee discusses Gray Fire

State to seek federal aid

SPOKANE – One day after declaring a state of emergency in the state due to the wildfires burning, Governor Jay Inslee traveled to the area to discuss the issue.

The proclamation released on Aug. 19 says the state has experienced high temperatures mixed with very dry conditions.

The current fires are exhausting many available resources, and according to the document, these resources may not be adequate to deal with the current situation or any potential wildfire outbreaks in the coming months.

Following the proclamation, he visited several locations in the area. First, he went to see Lakeland V...


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