Posts Tagged ‘Mike Burnett’

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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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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Horselake Brush Fire Wrap-Up with Chief Mike Burnett

A human-caused brush fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the Horselake Preserve west of Wenatchee. The fire claimed two outbuildings at the old homestead there and 20 acres of grass. Local, regional and federal agencies responded, along with three helicopters making water drops. Level 1 evacuations were in place as a precaution for the Horselake…

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