Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Fire District #1’

Rocky Reach Fire Update – Sunday, July 15

Photo: View of Rocky Reach Fire taken from across the Columbia River at the old Badger Mountain Lookout site in Douglas County, 8 a.m. Sunday, July 15.   Credit: USFS – R. Allen   Fire crews are making progress on the 2,400-acre Rocky Reach Fire that started Friday night north of Wenatchee off Highway 97A. A…

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Winds Push Rocky Reach Fire Up Hillside, Closes US 97A Friday Night

Noon Update, Saturday, July 14 – Highway 97A back open, but State Patrol asking drives to use caution as conditions are extremely dry and windy across NCW.   A brush fire started around 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 13 on the hillside above Rocky Reach Dam. It’s along Highway 97A at milepost 204. Chelan County Emergency Management…

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Outdoor Burn Ban Starts Friday For Chelan, Douglas Counties

A mild winter and a wet spring can lead to a higher fuel load. And this Friday, a seasonal burn ban goes back into effect. Which is good news for local fire districts, as the majority of brush fires this spring have been caused by out-of-hand burn piles. Marcus Bellissimo has more.

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Chelan County Fire District #1 Preparing For Fire Season, Station Upgrades

Chelan County Fire District #1 Fire Chief Mike Burnett joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about seasonal and permanent hires ahead of this year’s fire season, a few small burns that have already popped up this spring, predicting the type of fires ahead based on dry fuels and vegetation and major renovations…

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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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