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Brush fire in Chelan County threatens homes

MONITOR, Wash. - A brush fire in Chelan County put about 20 homes under Level 1 evacuation notice along U.S. Highway 2 about five miles northwest of Wenatchee.

Chelan County Emergency Management officials reported the fire was at about 100 acres, burning just north of Highway 2 near the town of Monitor.

Areas under Level 1 evacuations, meaning “be ready to leave”, included homes on the north side of Easy Street from Highway 2 to Lure Lane, and Lure lane and Mylius Road.

Firefighters from Chelan County Fire District 6 and the state Department of Natural Resources and Bureau of Land Management are on scene.

This is a developing story.


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