July 21, 2013
A fast-moving fire last night charred 4 homes near w:st="on">Wenatchee
Residents reported the fire around
6:30 last night, said Chelan County Undersherrif John Wisemore. The fire initially ran fast to the Northeast,
Over 100 firefighters and two water-dropping helicopters assisted in the effort, which claimed 4 homes to the
flames. Those crews will continue to work today. As of Saturday morning, about 40 homes are under a least-serious
“Level 1” evacuation advisory.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.