Yakima, WA Radio Stations Hold Telethon For Wildfire Victims
August 23, 2012 at 7:21 AM (PT)
Six RADIO YAKIMA stations in WASHINGTON, along with KIMA Television and the YAKIMA RED CROSS raised money to benefit victims of the TAYLOR BRIDGE wildfire on FRIDAY (8/17).
The fire has already burned 25,000 acres so far, including 50 homes. RADIO YAKIMA staff hit the streets to collect donations from area residents, and passers-by. The donated funds will aid in the relief efforts of the fire. The staff at RADIO YAKIMA, KIMA, and YAKIMA RED CROSS were able to raise over $27,000 throughout the afternoon.
The TAYLOR BRIDGE wildfire is not expected to be contained until FRIDAY (8/24). For more details, click here.