[6/23/17] New Study Looks At Level Of Pollution From Large Wildfires

Posted in Health, Wildfire

Drought and warmer temperatures have been linked to an increase in the number and size of wildfires across western states.

[6/23/17] Fireworks Ban For Much Of Region Including Chelan And Douglas Counties

Posted in Law Enforcement, Wildfire

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.

[6/14/17] Landowner Impressed With Firefighters After Monday Night’s 70 Acre Fire Near Airport

Posted in Wildfire

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.