October 11, 2009
battling a blaze outside Sky Meadows and Briskey Canyon. Lieutenant Maria Agnew with Chelan County Emergency
Management said the fire started early in the afternoon from a private party burn pile that got out of control and
moved westward. As of Sunday evening, 3 DNR helicopters were working the blaze as well as up to 50 people
digging fire line on hand crews.
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12 homes on the south side of Briskey Canyon were given Level two evacuation notices, as well as 15 on the north
side of Briskey who were given the least serious, level one evacuation notices.
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down as the temperature plummets tonight, giving fire crews time and conditions to wrestle the upper hand from
style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Verdana">We’ll have more on the fire during the KOHO Morning Show,
from six until nine tomorrow, right here on KOHO