Seal coating on the pavement and repainting lines at the Old Mill Park boat launch parking lot will close access to the boat launch on Tuesday, May 28. Old Mill Park is on Highway 150, two miles east of Manson.
During the launch closure, boaters can us...
Saturday, September 29, 2012
INCIDENT QUICK FACTS
Location: North, west and southwest of Wenatchee, Wash.
Total acres: 55,085
Containment: 40 percent
Start Date: 09/09/2012
Resources: 19 Crews...
Quick FactsIncident Summary
North and West ofthe City ofWenatcheeWashington.
Click Here for a PDF of the Evacuation Levels for 9-24-12...
At 6:00 PM Sunday the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reduced evacuation levels for the following areas:
Level 1: Mission Creek Road, Tripp Canyon, and Sand Creek Road.
Level 2: Squilchuck and Mission Ridge Roads from the Wenatchee &n...
September 22, 2012 – 1000 hrs
BYRD CANYON AND FIRST CREEK FIRESSuppression efforts have progressed sufficiently on these two incidents to allow lowering evacuation levels to Level 1for First Creek Road, Granite Falls Road, the southern segment of SR 97...
Evacuation Levels for First Creek and Granite Falls adjacent to the First Creek Fire have been reduced to a Level 1.
Up-to-date evacuation levels under the jurisdiction of the Chelan County Sheriff can be found at: www.inciweb.org/incident/announcement...
A public briefing will be held tonight at 7 PM at the Leavenworth Fire Hall. Fire officials will be on hand to provide an update on fire activity in the area and to answer questions and discuss issues with the attendees.
Firefighters are collecting do...
We appreciate the continued efforts of the following cooperators: Wenatchee Fire Districts 1 and 7, Chelan Fire Districts 1, 3, 4, 6, 8 and Chelan County Sheriff’s office. More than 100 people attended a public briefing at the Recreation Center in L...
September 19, 2012 – 2000 hrsEMERGENCY ANIMAL SHELTER OPENEDThe Chelan County Fairgrounds in Cashmere is being made available as an emergency shelter for large domestic animals within the Squilchuck/Mission Ridge Roads Level 3 evacuation area. Instructi...
Our condolences go out to the family of Chris Seelye, the timber faller from Darby Montana, who was working in the Entiat area Monday September 17th when he became ill. He was treated by incident medical personnel and transported to a n...
September 18, 2012 – 1000 hrs
POISON CANYON FIREFirefighters continue to battle difficult terrain and heavy fuels in Tripp Canyon. To check further westward spread, fire managers plan to conduct a significant burnout operation along an old road system ...
Jeff Pendleton, Incident Commander for the Wenatchee Fire Complex, told firefighters “we have been developing plans as we have been fighting fire. One missing key element has been the right mix of resources. We have a good plan and now w...
A public meeting was held last night in Wenatchee. Fire officials briefed more than 100 citizens on the status of the fire.
Yesterday, the First Creek Fire broke through the containment lines on Slide Peak. National Guard helicopters provided numerous...
WENATCHEE COMPLEX FIRE EVACUATIONS UPDATESeptember 16, 2012 – 1100 hrs
CANYONS FIREAs of 10:00 am today, homes in the Castle Heights area, including those on Kings Court Road, Castle Heights Drive, a portion of Linville Drive and Queens Court Road that...
The Type 1 National Incident Management Team, headed by Incident Commander Jeff Pendleton, is assessing the affected areas, suppressing fires, ordering and assigning resources while providing for public and firefighter safety. Fires which pose the gr...
September 14, 2012 – 1015 hrs
There is good news for some residents who have been under Level III and II Evacuation status from the Canyons Fire. One hundred and twenty one homes in the Broadview subdivision and 37 homes in Sl...
Lake Chelan Home Tour
Lake Chelan Community Hospital Guild B presents its Annual Home Tour & Art Sale. This tour will feature five spectacular and unique homes. Tickets $20/person, Art Sale admission at Tsillan C...
Fire activity from the Canyons, Twin Peaks and Poison Canyon Fire, part of the Wenatchee Complex Fire, is moving south and has the potential to threaten homes in the Forest Ridge subdivision. It is anticipated Level 2 Evacuation Notices will be...
CANYONS FIRE INCIDENT UPDATE
September 11, 2012 ----1700 hours
WENATCHEE, Washington.--- The Canyons Fire, burning west of Wenatchee, has merged with the Twin Peaks fire burning further west. The acreage is estimated at 1,000 acres. The fires are a resu...