Wildfire

10 a.m. Fire Update – Spartan, Sutherland Canyon, Straight Hollow

KOHO’s Dan Langager has the latest details on the three fires burning south of Wenatchee –¬†Spartan, Sutherland Canyon and Straight Hollow Fires. The Spartan is 30% contained at 7,500 acres; the Sutherland 10% contained at 10,000 acres; Straight Hollow 20% contained at 6,000 acres. Level 3 evacuations are now in place for the Sutherland Canyon…

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Noon Update – Spartan & Sutherland Fires

The Spartan Fire burning south of Wenatchee above the Malga-Alcoa Highway and south of Colockum Road is now 4,500 acres and 10% contained. A Type 3 Incident Management Team took over operations this morning, bringing additional resources to assist local firefighters. Meanwhile the Sutherland Canyon Fire burning near Palisades in Douglas County is now listed…

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Tuesday Morning Spartan Fire Update

KOHO’s Dan Langager has the latest on the Spartan Fire burning south of Wenatchee above the Malaga-Alcoa Highway. It’s now estimated at 4,400 acres, with about 100 homes under Level 2 evacuation. 6:20 a.m.: Fire Information Officer Holly Krake provides further details on firefighting efforts planned for today.

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Brush Fire Reported Above Malaga-Alcoa Highway

A thunderstorm rolled through earlier this afternoon above Mission Ridge, Colockum and Palisades, causing at least six fires from lightning strikes. 8 p.m. Monday: Hot, dry, breezy conditions are driving the Alcoa Fire, now estimated at 500 acres. About 100 homes are currently under Level 2 evacuation notices, most from Colockum Road southward. All Level…

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