The dry weather in the area has made Sammamish and nearby areas vulnerable to brush fires. On July 29, a brush fire broke out along East Lake Sammamish Parkway, temporarily closing a portion of the corridor. Another brush fire in the Klahanie area the night before also caused great concern. Residents in and around Sammamish are asked to use great caution and do everything they can to avoid sparking a fire. For some tips, please click on the link below.