August 02, 2010
With a big assist from mother nature firefighters are making progress in efforts to contain the Wenatchee River Complex and the Rainbow Bridge wildfires. Crews have been busy strengthening containment lines in the Nahahum Canyon where 15-hundred acres were scarred over the weekend. Officials say Fire lines have been established on all but the northeast flank of the fire. Steep, rugged terrain has slowed progress in that area; fire managers anticipate completing that segment soon. In an interview this afternoon with Wenatchee Bureau Chief Steve Hair, fire spokeswoman, Sara Foster described the fire's status . . .