Drought and warmer temperatures have been linked to an increase in the number and size of wildfires across western states.
In addition, fireworks are completely prohibited in the cities of Chelan and Coulee Dam and restricted for use and/or sale in Cashmere, Entiat, Leavenworth, Bridgeport and Waterville.
The first fire occurred Monday, June 12, near Chelan Municipal Airport.
It was reported Saturday afternoon around 4pm at the intersection of SR 150 and Chelan Falls Road.
Doors open at 6PM and the presentation will begin at 6:30.
Winds clocked in excess of 40 mph, whipped two electrical lines into each other near the Lake Chelan Airport, creating a shower of sparks and setting off a 70 plus acre brush fire on the east side of 97A.
Estimated at 72 Acres
[6/7/17] Moderate Burn Ban In Effect In Chelan County, Which Means Outdoor Fires Must Be In Fire Pit
Baker said the outdoor fire ban will remain in effect until conditions change.
One careless action can quickly turn into a major fire.
The early season rainfall has spurred vegetation that will quickly dry out.