Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Fire District #1’

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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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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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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