by Brian Zylstra | August 28th, 2012
(Photo courtesy of Department of Natural Resources)
As the wildfire in Kittitas County become contained, the real effort of recovery now begins. The fire burned through more than 23,000 acres of land and has already caused nearly $8.3 million in property damage.
For more information on the areas affected, check out this interactive map provided by KING 5 News.
As those displaced by the fires come back to their homes, they are now faced with the daunting task of rebuilding their lives, and we as a community have the opportunity to help.
Click here to find out about charities that are on the ground assisting with recovery efforts in Central Washington.
If you decide to give, make sure to give wisely. By going to our Charities Division webpage, you can learn more about charities that you’re thinking of giving to. You can also learn about the keys to giving wisely.