Wildfire

Chelan County Outdoor Burn Ban Lifted As Fire Season Winds Down

The summer-time outdoor burn ban for Chelan County has been lifted. You can now burn yard waste in the county, except in city limits. A county-wide outdoor burn ban is in effect every year from June 1 to October 1. Fire District #3 Chief Kelly O’Brien told KOHO’s Dan Langager residents of the Upper Wenatchee…

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White Hall Fire Downgraded to 3,500 Acres Near Douglas-Grant County Border

Monday morning update: September gave area firefighters one more blaze to tackle before the fire season is tamped out completely. The White Hall Fire started Saturday morning near the border of Douglas and Grant Counties, 12 miles north of Soap Lake or about eight miles southwest Coulee City. About 10 homes were threatened, but firefighters…

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As Fire Season Winds Down, ‘Era Of Megafires’ Kicks Off Fall Tour

After much of the Northwest was socked in with smoke this August, fire season is finally coming to a close. For the last year, the Wildfire Project has been working to raise awareness about the wildlan-urban interface thousands of local residents live in, as well as the massive “megafires” that have occurred in our region…

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