Fire and EMS

[6/17/19] Manson Transformer Fire

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061719 Monday AM News Manson Transformer Fire It took the combined efforts of five Regional Fire Departments to knock down a wind driven grass and brush fire in Manson Friday night. Preview attachment 061719 Manson Transformer Fire 1.wav     061719 Manson Transformer Fire 1.wav 1002 KB   That’s Manson Fire Chief Arnold Baker. Manson […]

[6/6/19] GRANT COUNTY FIRE UPDATE

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The 243 Fire in Grant County near Beverly has now burned nearly 19,000 acres since it started Monday night. It continues moving eastward, but is now 25 percent contained. There are nearly 400 firefighters on scene from local, state and federal agencies. Washington DNR sent in two helicopters, two small planes, 20 firefighters and five […]

[5/11/19] E.W.A Fire Danger

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Effective yesterday, fire danger will increase from low to moderate in Chelan, and Methow fire danger rating areas. Due to warm, dry weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the following changes in fire danger rating in Eastern Washington.  DNR Public Information Officer Guy Gifford explains the change and what it means […]

[5/4/19] Home Fire in Chelan’s Sunnybank Neighborhood

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050419 Saturday Am News                                                                  Southshore Fire  An early morning fire on the Southshore of  Lake Chelan completely destroyed a 2200 square foot home in the Sunnybank Community. Rivercom Dispatch received a call at 3:41 AM Saturday morning reporting a house fire at 4045 Sunnybank Drive. The reporting party stated that everyone was out of the […]