Medical Lake addresses fireworks post-fire

After Gray Fire, community is “very nervous”

MEDICAL LAKE – In response to community concerns following last summer’s devastating Gray Fire, the Medical Lake City Council addressed the issue of fireworks during their meeting on May 21.

Mayor Terri Cooper emphasized the heightened anxiety within the community regarding fireworks.

“The people impacted by the fire are very nervous about fireworks,” Cooper said. “I think our plan should be if we get into a critical fire danger, and the fire chief has the authority, then the fire chief has the authority to say there can be no fireworks.”

Despite the concerns, the city is planning a controlled...

 

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