New fire growing near Wenatchee
Last updated 7/14/2021 at 8:39am
SUNNYSLOPE — Chelan County has requested help battling a new fire burning in dry grass and sage brush in this rural community between Wenatchee and Cashmere.
The Red Apple Fire is reported about 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 13.
At the time, Chelan County Fire District No. 1 Chief Brian Brett and Chelan County Fire District No. 6e CHief Phil Mosher estimated it was about 1,000 acres in size and growing.
The blaze is threatening 234 homes, orchards and a power substation on the north side of U.S. Highway 2.
Evacuation notices have been issued and three wildfire strike teams have been assigned to...