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NPS seeks public help preventing wildfires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area

 

Last updated 8/5/2020 at 6:29pm



According to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, 85% of all wildfires in Washington State are caused by humans.

Already this summer the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area has had five wildfires started on National Park Service lands, the NPS says.

One of those was caused by a lightning strike, the other four were caused by humans — either through the illegal use of fir...



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