Wildfire

Wenatchee Valley College Launching Wildland Fire Program At Omak Campus

The need for a wildland fire program at Wenatchee Valley College started after the devastating 2014-2015 fire seasons. That program is now in the development phase, and you can get involved. Marcus Bellissimo has the story. For more information or to attend the public forum tomorrow in Omak contacting Wildland Fire Instructor Marshall Brown at mbrown@wvc.edu or 509-422-7806.

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State Seeks Firefighting Costs From Auvil Fruit Co. Over 2016 Foothills Fire

The State Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the state Department of Natural Resources, has filed a lawsuit against Auvil Fruit Co. in Douglas County Superior Court. According to the complaint filed against Auvil Fruit Nov. 20, DNR is seeking to recover fire suppression costs incurred for suppressing and investigating the brush fire known as…

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Monitor Brush Fire Update

The brush fire near Monitor has grown closer to 700 acres in size but according to Central Washington Incident Command, fire crews have been able to get a handle on the fire. Crews will remain on the fire through the night. Level 1 evacuations are still in place for all of the north side of…

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Brush Fire Near Monitor

11/1 3:30 p.m. UPDATE on fire, new level 1s All of the north side of Easy Street from US 2 to American Fruit Road Both sides of: Warm Springs Canyon road, Sunridge Lane, West Eagle Rock Drive, W. Eagle Rock Place, April Drive…. and the previous Level 1s Lure Lane and Mylius Road. Fire started…

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KOHO Candidate Forum – Chelan County Fire District #1

KOHO 101 is the place to hear directly from your local candidates ahead of this fall’s general election. Today’s candidate forum features Cam de Mestre and Doug Miller, both vying for Chelan County Fire District #1.   Ballots are due Tuesday, Nov. 7; either postmarked that day or placed in an official ballot box.

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