The Kittitas Valley has been subject to numerous large and fast moving wild land fires in the past 5 years. Colockum Tarps, Table Mountain, Taylor Bridge, Snag Canyon in addition to dozens of smaller fires and fires that have occurred in neighboring counties or the Yakima Training Center. All of these fires were adjacent to or intermixed with structures or public infrastructure. KVFR is part of local, state and federal cooperative efforts in managing these fires. Our personnel and resources are routinely requested to respond around the State of Washington and those requests are filled when resources are available and KVFR can maintain services in Kittitas County.