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Arboretum does not have fire plan, but one anticipated ‘in near future’

Officials: 'We fully understand our community’s concern for local wildfire risk'

Aerial view of Western Washington University.
Fairhaven College at Western Washington University, seen at lower left, could be at risk if a fire gets out of control in Sehome Hill Arboretum. Western Washington University does not have a wildfire protection plan but intends to develop one "in the near future." (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Officials with the City of Bellingham and Western Washington University say they don’t have a plan

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