News Headlines
Sun. May 28th 2017
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WEST RICHLAND, WA.-- Benton Count Fire District 4 and Benton County Fire District 2 were called to the scene of a fire near Harrington Road on Saturday night. Right now, firefighters are not aware of ...
Fri. Jan 27th 2017
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Usually, it’s a call that clears the Benton Fire District 2 hall. This week it was for soccer practice.After weeks of practice being canceled because of snow and frigid cold, three teams with th...
Sun. Jul 31st 2016
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Range 12 fire 90% contained, 176,600 acres of Yakima, Benton counties scorched.Firefighters gained more ground Wednesday on the Range 12 Fire burning across Yakima and Benton counties, bringing contai...
Thu. Jul 14th 2016
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Fire crews say the brush fire along Chandler Ridge near Benton City scorched about 4,000 acres Thursday night. Benton County Fire District #2 says 15 districts responded to fight the fire Thursday aft...
Sat. Jul 2nd 2016
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Benton County Fire District #4 says overnight, fireworks started a brush fire in the area of Belmont and W. Van Giesen St. in West Richland. Flames burned about 5 acres. Fortunately, no one was hurt a...

 

 

 

 

Contact the Benton County Clean Air Authority to find out. 
Then contact us here at (509) 588-3212 to let us know you are burning today!

Residential Burn Line (509) 783-6198
Agricultural Burn Line (509) 783-6570

More info at http://bentoncleanair.org/index.php/burning/outdoor-burning/

Daily Burn Decision  http://bentoncleanair.org/index.php/burning/burndecision/

 

Winter Weather: How to Prepare

No matter where you live, it's likely that you'll face severe winter weather at some point in your life.
Blizzards and ice storms create extreme and dangerous driving conditions, while heavy snowstorms
accompanied by wind can knock down power lines, leaving you without heat or means of communication.
Create peace of mind for your family during a harsh winter by preparing ahead of time and
following these tips to be ready before, during and after a nasty storm.

Check out our tips HERE
More tips and downloadable checklist HERE.

 

 

 

Plan and practice home fire drills at least twice a year. Make sure you know two ways out of each room. 

More fire safety information at http://www.usfa.fema.gov.

 

Just for Kids

Check out our Just for Kids section of our website for information videos to help them become an active part of prevention in the family. 

 

 

Washington Smoke Information
http://wasmoke.blogspot.com/

 
 
 
 

Current Wildfire Activity

Click map below to find current wildfires activity across the U.S.

The map is updated every 24 hours and developed by GeoMAC.
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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