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Skagit County offers up pretty straight-forward fire prevention advice


Drivers in Skagit County apparently don’t understand that throwing burning items out of their vehicles can cause major problems. County officials are now being a little more blunt when telling people to cut it out.

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The county issued a warning in the least cryptic tweet of the week:

State and local crews continue to deal with brush fires near roadways during the driest time of the year.

There hasn’t been any measurable rain in most areas of Western Washington since the beginning of the month. And, according to the latest forecasts, there likely won’t be for some time.

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