100 Acre Fire Causing Evacuations Across Colockum

July 27, 2013

 The Chelan County Sheriff declared a

level 3 evacuation for all of Tarpiscan Road and the majority of Colockum Road due to a fast fire and limited

access. It is a 3 alarm fire and is now over 100 acres in size. Aid from the across the valley has been mobilized

- Chelan and Douglas County Fire Districts, Wenatchee and Monitor Fire Departments and others. Fire officials say

they are confident the prospects of containing the fire are good.