LINKS: Help and relief for Taylor Bridge Fire victims


If you’re in the path of the Taylor Bridge Fire and need help or relief, here are some resources:


General information



  • The Daily Record in Ellensburg reported that people can drop off donations for those affected by the fire at the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce, Holiday Inn Express and Knudson Lumber in Ellensburg.
  • Tim Williams of Fox 12 in Oregon reports that Seattle residents who want to make donations can drop them off at Al's Glass, located at 12015 Aurora Avenue North (phone: 206-367-9323).
  • Facebook page for people seeking or able to provide shelter and/or transportation for animals:




  • The Washington State Department of Transportation said the fire was started by a WSDOT contractor called Conway. WSDOT has advised fire victims to document their losses, contact their own insurance companies and file a claim, and then contact Traveller's Insurance (Conway's insurance company) at 206-464-5756.
  • The office of the Washington State Insurance Commissioner has offered some tips for wildfire victims:


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