Quick initial attack minimized fire spread
by Dennis Rahm, photos courtesy of Richard Uhlhorn Photography
The response was fast and furious as multiple agencies responded to a series of small fires near Union Valley Road north of Chelan on Tuesday afternoon. In addition to crews on the ground, air resources were a key resource in helping to contain the spread of the fire. The fire, now estimated at about 25 acres, was burning in brush and timber.
The fire, now estimated at about 25 acres, was burning in brush and timber. Various levels of evacuation had been ordered in the area, but with containment close as of Wednesday afternoon those notices have been lowered or lifted completely.