Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Fire District #1’

Primary Election – Chelan County Fire Districts 1 & 3 Levy Lifts

Primary election day is now one week away. Voters must get their ballots postmarked or placed in an official ballot box by 8 p.m. In Chelan County, two fire districts are asking their residents for an increase in the property tax levy that funds their firefighting programs and staff. KOHO’s Dan Langager reports.

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Above-Average Fuels Lead to Above-Average Fire Season Start

Chelan County Fire District #1 Fire Chief Mike Burnett joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about this year’s fire season so far and how the wet spring lead to an increase in grasses and other fuels. Burnett also recaps the Spartan Fire that started two weeks ago south of Malaga and looks…

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Spartan, Sutherland Canyon Fires Update – Saturday, July 1

Saturday Fire Update: The fires in Chelan, Douglas and Grant Counties are almost completely contained. The 29,433-acre Sutherland Canyon Fire is at 74% containment and the 8,460-acre Straight Hollow Fire is at 75%. The 8,730-acre Spartan Fire is 100% contained and was transferred back to local jurisdictions (Chelan Fire District #1, State DNR) at 6…

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