"The next three days are going to be very dangerous in terms of the potential for wildfire," Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark said in a press release. "That is true in Western Washington as well as Eastern Washington. It is everyone’s responsibility to be safe and not take any risks."

In other words, you know, don't start a fire.

Also, it's useful to keep in mind during the dry season that while only you can prevent forest fires, only the government is adequately equipped to fight them. You might want to remember that in November when you're asked to vote on Tim Eyman's latest initiative to make it impossible for the state to raise the taxes necessary to pay for things like putting out fires.