According to various news reports, fires from dumped smoking, burning or smoldering garbage trigger a lot of fires in the US annually.
Smoldering garbage put out at Othello transfer station
Earlier this week, Wednesday afternoon, workers at the Waste Management Transfer Station in Othello put out a call for county fire crews, after a large dump truck let go of a load of what was described as sm
West Richland police took down this 'pioneer' shelter they found on private property this week, and reminded people, if you're going to be 'homesteading' make sure you have permission to do so.
It was a very polite way to say they're seeing more and more likely homeless shelters being set up in vacant lots and other areas these days...
Just a friendly reminder, don't rake up that pile of leaves or yard debris and expect to light up a 'fun' bonfire.
Every fall, it does happen. Folks sometimes get a citation for an illegal burn because they didn't check with the Benton Clean Air Agency...