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Sun. May 28th 2017
Fire burns 20 acres in West Richland

WEST RICHLAND, WA.-- Benton Count Fire District 4 and Benton County Fire District 2 were called to the scene of a fire near H...

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Fri. Jan 27th 2017
Soccer fills Benton Fire District 2 hall

Usually, it’s a call that clears the Benton Fire District 2 hall. This week it was for soccer practice.After weeks of p...

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Sun. Jul 31st 2016
Range 12 Fire

Range 12 fire 90% contained, 176,600 acres of Yakima, Benton counties scorched.Firefighters gained more ground Wednesday on t...

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Be Ready for the Next Winter Storm with a Family Emergency Communication Plan

With winter in full swing, prepare for storms of ice, snow, and bitter cold. This year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency released an updated How to Prepare for a Winter Storm Guide. The guide includes a preparedness checklist, tips to stay healthy and warm, and a winter weather check for your car. There are also actions to protect your home and reduce property damage.

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm




Prepare for Dry Weather
Wildfires can occur anywhere and can destroy homes, businesses, infrastructure, natural resources, and agriculture. For more information, download the How to Prepare for a Wildfire guide, which provides the basics of wildfires, explains how to protect yourself and your property, and details the steps to take now so that you can act quickly when you, your home, or your business is in danger.

For more information on wildfire preparedness, visit  Wildfire. Be Smart.




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Then contact us here at (590) 588-3212 to let us know you are burning today!

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Agricultural Burn Line (509) 783-6570

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CPR Classes now available. 
Cost $20 per person. Maximum 10 people per class.
Larger classes are available upon request and scheduled separately.
AUGUST 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Station 210, 1304 Dale Ave., Benton City, WA 99320
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Recent Calls
Mon. Jun 27th 2016
Crews work to contain the fire here at Knox and District Line in Benton City. When Fire Crews arrived the barn/garage was totally engulfed in flames. At least one vehicle was threatened.
Thu. Apr 14th 2016
Multiple agencies responding to the structure fire around 6 PM on the 1200 block of Hazel Avenue. Firefighters say when they arrived, the duplex was fully involved. It took firefighters about 40 minutes to knock down the flames. One person was transported to a local hospital, however, firefighters b...
Fri. Aug 14th 2015
High winds took down a power line and ignited a fire that jumped the Yakima River on Friday on Highway 225 north of Benton City. The power line went down at 75503 Highway 225, said Capt. Bill Reed of Benton Fire District 2. The highway was closed for a short time. Gusts of up to 43 mph were reported...
Tue. Feb 17th 2015
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the cause of a Tuesday fire that destroyed a vacant Benton City house. The fire started about 9:45 a.m. at 61106 106 PR NE and burned for more than an hour, said Capt. Dennis Bates of Benton Fire District 2. Flames almost had engulfed the hou...
Sun. Jul 6th 2014
Fire crews from local fire agencies are responded to a report of natural cover fire and due to access problems crews are still working on the fire.

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January 22, 2018
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Benton County Fire Protection District #2
P.O. Box 719
Benton City, WA. 99320
Non-Emergency: 509-588-3212
Emergency: 911
Fax: 509-588-4343