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Final Fire Update

By |2014-12-28T20:05:15-08:00August 21, 2014|

IMG_3991The fires have been winding down. This will be the last scheduled update. Beginning Monday August 24, call the Wenatchee River Ranger District at 509-548-2550, the Entiat Ranger District at 509-784-4700, or the Okanagan-Wenatchee National Forest headquarters at 509-664-9200 for

Duncan Fire and Update Tuesday Noon

By |2014-12-28T20:05:17-08:00August 4, 2014|

The Duncan Fire is quiet so far today. This photo is from Fish Lake looking East is from yesterday afternoon. In addition to the Duncan fire, there is little known fire just west of Lake Wenatchee on Mt Mastiff which …

Saturday Noon Fire Update

By |2014-12-28T20:05:17-08:00August 2, 2014|

photo (1)A new fire started yesterday in our area just West of Lake Wenatchee. The increased smoke we are receiving appears to be from this fire on Mt. Mastiff. The photos of smoke & fire are  courtesy of Murray Bartholomew taken …

Fire, Road & Evacuation Update for Friday

By |2014-12-28T20:05:17-08:00August 1, 2014|

mashupUPDATED 2:00pm Restricted travel will continue on Highway 2, however; without pilot cars.  Between the Tumwater Campground and Winton area, it will remain a 35 mph speed limit with no passing and no stopping. Passing lanes will be closed and

Highway 2 is now OPEN. 4:00pm Update

By |2014-12-28T20:05:18-08:00July 31, 2014|

Spring in the Tumwater, by Michael Stanford

Highway 2 re-opened today at 9:00. There are Washington DOT pilot cars from the Alps store to Winton (approximately 8 miles). Fire operational personnel and traveling public will be piloted in both directions at 35 miles per hour. There

Fire Update Monday 1:00pm

By |2014-12-28T20:05:18-08:00July 28, 2014|

coles cornerAircraft continue to fly reconnaissance on all fires. As fire activity picked up, air operations increased the number of water drops. Smoke in the area has increased. The size of Chiwaukum fire decreased to 10,987 acres due to more accurate …

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