LWFR high res logoAPP PIT ONLY  VERY HIGH  LWFR JPEG EFFECTIVE JUNE 26, 2015, THE FIRE DANGER LEVEL IN THE LAKE WENATCHEE AREA HAS BEEN RAISED TO VERY HIGH.  LEVEL 2 FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN PLACE ON LANDS WITHIN U.S. FOREST SERVICE JURSDICTION WHICH MEANS THAT CAMPFIRES ARE ALLOWED ONLY IN APPROVED-TYPE FIRE RINGS IN ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS.

A FIRE WEATHER ADVISORY INCLUDING THE LAKE WENATCHEE AREA HAS BEEN POSTED WHICH WILL REMAIN IN AFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING, JUNE  28TH.

THE LAKE WENATCHEE STATE PARK HAS TODAY PUT IN PLACE A  NO CAMPFIRES/NO CHARCOAL BRIQUETTES  RESTRICTION.

WITH THE 4TH OF JULY APPROACHNG PLEASE REMAIN AWARE THAT THE CHELAN COUNTY CODE PROHIBITS AT ALL TIMES THE DISCHARGE OF ANY AERIAL FIREWORKS WHATSOEVER AND THE DISCHARGE OF ANY FIREWORKS OF ANY TYPE WITHIN 250 FEET OF ANY STAND OR FIELD OF DRY GRASS OR OTHER DRY PLANT MATERIAL, WHETHER OR NOT DESIGNATED AS A HAZARDOUS FIRE AREA.  CHELAN COUNTY DEPUTIES WILL BE CONDUCTING EMPHASIS PATROLS FOR FIREWORKS VIOLATIONS DURING THE HOURS ON JULY 3RD AND 4TH THAT THE DISCHARGE OF SOME ITEMS DESCRIBED AS COMMON FIREWORKS ARE PERMITTED.

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