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Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County Fire District #7’

Two Search & Rescues In Chelan County Over Weekend, One A Fatality

It was an average winter for search and rescues in Chelan County, Emergency Management Deputy Rich Magnussen told KOHO. But there’s already been a drowning on Lake Chelan and a skier was rescued from the Colchuck area.     A Tacoma man drowned in Lake Chelan Saturday afternoon when an inflatable kayak he and another…

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Chelan Hills, 25 Mile Creek Fires Near Lake Chelan Now Fully Contained

KOHO’s Chelan Correspondent Jay Witherbee sat down with Chelan Fire Chief Tim Lemon for a recap on the firefighting efforts on both the Chelan Hills and 25 Mile Creek Fires that started Friday and Sunday, respectively, near Lake Chelan. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting…

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Level 3 Evacuations From Fire Near 25 Mile Creek State Park on Lake Chelan

A wildfire started near 25 mile Creek along the south shore of Lake Chelan. Fire is reported to be about 300 feet by 100 feet, burning in dry brush and grass. Fire resources from Chelan Fire & Rescue and CWICC (Central Washington Incident Command Center) are responding. There are variable winds reported in the area.…

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Fire Near Field’s Point on Lake Chelan Prompts Level 2 Evacuation Notices

Level 2 evacuation notices are going out to homes along South Lakeshore Road near milepost 7, just downlake from Field’s Point. Chelan County Fire District # 7 and State DNR crews are on scene, with requests for more resources going out. At least one heavy lift helicopter has already been dispatched. South Lakeshore Road remains…

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Wenatchee High School Bond Unlikely To Pass – Special Election Results

Results are in from yesterday’s special election for some districts in North Central Washington. The $120 million dollar bond to renovate Wenatchee High School currently does not have enough votes to pass. The bond needs 60% approval and with a majority of ballots counted has 55% approval, 44.7% against. County vote tabulators have processed more…

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