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NCW Wildfire Update – Tuesday, Aug. 6

Here’s the latest with fires in our region: Two small fires are burning in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness west of Leavenworth and another is northwest of Leavenworth in the Chiwawa drainage of the Glacier Peak Wilderness. All three have remained small over the last two weeks, started by lightning in the late-July thunder cell that…

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Keeping Smoke Away With…Steam?

Smoke and the summer months unfortunately go hand in hand. But an effort by the Department of Ecology seeks to reduce non-wildfire smoke. Marcus Bellissimo reports chipping and steaming are critical tools in the toolbox.

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High Fire Danger Today, Several Small Starts From Lightning

A cold front rolling over North Central Washington is causing lightning strikes, worrying fire officials. Bolts streaked above west and north Wenatchee early this morning. Chelan County District #1 and State DNR fire crews responded to several small starts up Horse Lake Reserve and Burch Mountain. A Red Flag Warning and Fire Weather Watch are…

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