Gov. extends burn ban in E. Washington
The governor said Monday that firefighters have been able to gain ground because they're not being diverted to tackle human-caused fires.
The ban includes campfires, bonfires, yard clean-up and land clearing. The ban will last through Sept. 30.
The governor also urged residents to protect themselves from smoke from the wildfires.
An emergency proclamation declaring a State of Emergency remains in effect, and allows air support from Washington's National Guard to help with firefighting.
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