Fire Siren Sounded the Second Alarm

information released by Fire Chief Mark Donnell, LCN File Photo

At 00:15 this morning, Chelan Fire & Rescue personnel were dispatched to a reported structure fire at 84 Shadow Lan located near the Chelan airport.  First arriving apparatus found a 40 X 10 shop/storage shed fully involved with spread to another outbuilding and stock pens along with possible exposure to residence.

A second alarm was called at 00:47 requesting neighboring fire agencies for additional manpower needed to safely control fire spread.  Fire was contained and controlled at 01:34 with crews remaining on scene until 02:39 with no reported injuries.

Estimated fire loss and cause of the fire are still under investigation at this time but it is believed to have been started by heat lamp in stock pen.

Chelan Fire & Rescue would like to remind our community that when using heat lamps and devices during the winter months to please take all necessary precautions to avoid any possibility of fire.

Stay home. Stay healthy. Stay safe.

The familiar wail of the fire siren, silenced for many years, was reinstated in summer of 2020.

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