[6/27/16] Summer Firefighters Gearing Up For Season

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Chelan Fire District 7 Commissioners approved the launch of a Summer Seasonal Wildland Firefighter Program that added three full time seasonal firefighters through September.

Chelan Fire Chief, Tim Lemon, says those 3 firefighters have already responded to a fire in state mobilization mode- meaning available resources across the state are sent to fight a fire…

As part of the Summer Seasonal Wildland Firefighter program- Chief Lemon says, some brush chipping as well as home and property assessments as we prepare for the upcoming wildfire season…

According to Chief Lemon, brush and small trees are what fuel fires into massive, devastating wildfires…