Fire crews contain brush fire in Wenatchee, evacuations lifted


WENATCHEE, Wash. — Fire crews have contained the Sunset Acres Fire, which burned near Sunset Dr. and Easy St. near Warm Springs Canyon.

According to the Wenatchee World, the order for state resources and a Type 3 incident management was canceled.

Fire evacuations were in place for people living in the area.

According to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, the fire burned 150 acres.

Level 2: People in the following areas are under level 2 evacuations: 

Level 2 means people should be ready to leave at a moment’s notice.

  • All of Sunset Dr.
  • American Fruit Rd., west to Acres Ln. Structures
  • West side of East St. from American Fruit Rd to 2100 block of Easy St.

Level 1: People in the following area are under level 1 evacuations: 

Level 1 means people should be on alert and aware that fire danger exists.

  • Crestview East to Lower Monitor Rd and Highway to top of April Dr. All inclusive

The public is asked to avoid the area and yield to emergency vehicles if they must be close.