Fire Department

Another brush fire……………

photoAnother early-season brush fire showed itself at 3:15 AM Wednesday 1/2 mile East of Coles Corner to the North of US Highway 2. The fire began on private land and pushed by wind spread uphill to DNR and U.S. Forest …

Busy start to fire season

LWFR high res logo resizedTo date this year National Forest firefighters have responded to 64 human-caused fires in the North Central region of the state. This busy start is reflected in the Lake Wenatchee area with Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue responding to date

Fire Chief Mick Lamar honored

 Mick IIMick Lamar, Chief of Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue, was recently recognized as the Emergency Medical Service Administrator of the Year by the Greater Wenatchee Area EMS Council. The ceremony was held in Wenatchee on May 31 and recognized six

Fire Dept Fund Raiser; Great deal on cherries Saturday

Cherries

Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue Auxiliary has a terrific opportunity for you!!

Saturday, June 11th, the Auxiliary will be selling boxes of just picked cherries from Yakima at the farmers market at Plain Hardware beginning at 9:00 AM.

These cherries …

Fire destroys 59’er Diner

59'er DinerThe 59’er Diner, a venerable landmark in the Lake Wenatchee area in it’s recent life as the 59’er and previously as the Oxbow Tavern, was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday, June 4th. The fire started in the

Fire in Meadow Creek area

Meadow Creek smole 6-5-16A fire believed to be human caused appeared in the Meadow Creek area North of Lake Wenatchee on Saturday, June 4th. Smoke was reported by a Lake Wenatchee resident early afternoon that day and crews were dispatched to the site …

CaptureThe Firewise program is again being offered free to our community. It will be held at the Ponderosa Community Club House on March 28 from 10am to 1pm. Also discussed this year will be the valley-wide 50/50 cost share chipping …

Holiday Safety………….

LWFR high res logoHere are a few tips from your fire department for a safe Christmas season..

It’s fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk of a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, …

Outdoor fires now restricted

7  APPROVED PIT MODERATE jpegEffective at 12:01 AM this morning, June 1st, 2016, outdoor burning of yard waste, slash, etc is prohibited. Small cooking and campfires are permitted so long as they are small and within an approved-type fire pit which in part means …