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Firework safety warning for county

Ordinances caution fireworks users to be careful

COLFAX — The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and officials caution locals and visitors to be careful when launching fireworks.

According to the National Weather Service (NWS), Whitman County may see some precipitation in scattered locations on the day.

“According to the CPC [Climate Prediction Center] our temperature outlook for the fourth of July is expected to be leaning to below normal and precipitation is above normal,” said NWS Meteorologist Joey Clevenger of Spokane.

The Colfax Fire Department is also prepping for a “normal” Fourth of July.

“There has been nothing unexpected t...


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