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WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee was likely human-caused.
A Chelan County sheriff’s spokesman said Wednesday that investigators have ruled out any natural causes, such as lightning. 121 more words
(WENATCHEE, Wash.) — Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage. 513 more words
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Officials battling a destructive wildfire in Washington expect to make strong headway Tuesday as they work to corral the flames.
The fire was about 10 percent contained as of Tuesday morning, but that number is expected to jump dramatically later in the day. 104 more words
After reading an article regarding wildfires across Washington State, the issue of seasonal natural disasters has come to significant attention.
The “Sleepy Hollow Fire” in Wenatchee is called a “war zone” by residents, and it has already burned 24 residential houses, 4 businesses, and has expanded to 3,000 acres. 275 more words
Over 1000 people were forced to flee after a wildfire spread into a Wenatchee, Washington town two days ago. Four commercial buildings were burnt to a crisp, and evacuation notices were posted for hundreds of homes. 620 more words