Democratic News

Naches, Wash. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) issued the following statement on the death of three firefighters fighting the Twisp River Fire near the town of Twisp, Wash.:

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the firefighters who were killed this afternoon in the line of duty fighting the Twisp River Fire. Their bravery and dedication will be remembered by all Washingtonians. I also want to thank all of our firefighters – be they state, local or federal – for their continuing heroism in responding to these wildfires, which pose an ongoing threat to many of our communities."