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Posted: Jun 29, 2015

Related: Warehouse burns in Wenatchee

Fires that ignited Sunday night in a cluster of warehouses in North Wenatchee continued to burn this morning. Business owners and managers were on the scene to assess damage, and several companies were holding off-site conferences to plan on how to proceed in coming days. On Monday morning, smoke billowed from facilities of Michelsen Packaging Company, 1105 Hawley St.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: wenatchee world
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Posted: Jun 29, 2015

Homes, businesses destroyed in raging Wenatchee wildfires

A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a Wenatchee-area neighborhood and commercial district, forcing more than a thousand people to flee, destroying at least 24 homes and gutting two wholesale businesses, authorities said early Monday. The 3,000-acre blaze sparked Sunday afternoon was destroying everything in its path and was still burning out of control the next morning, said Rich Magnussen, a spokesman for the Chelan County Emergency Management office.
- PUB DATE: 6/29/2015 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: KOMO News
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Posted: Jun 29, 2015

Firefighters caution against amatuer fireworks as sales begin

Sunday is the first day to buy holiday fireworks across the state. But firefighters say to think twice before rushing to the stands. Fireworks are banned or restricted in most of our area. An extremely dry season partnered with record-breaking heat make this a very dangerous year for the explosives.
- PUB DATE: 6/28/2015 9:38:03 PM - SOURCE: KIMA-TV CBS 29 Yakima
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Posted: Jun 28, 2015

Clallam County: Visitors run off Hurricane Ridge Road as they marvel at the views

Two tourists from Ohio have been treated and discharged from Olympic Medical Center after their minivan plunged 25 feet off Hurricane Ridge Road near the summit and overturned 1½ times. The wreck, which was at about 4:51 p.m. Friday, was about 3 miles below Hurricane Ridge near the Switchback trailhead, said Barb Maynes, Olympic National Park spokeswoman, on Saturday.
- PUB DATE: 6/28/2015 12:43:41 AM - SOURCE: Port Angeles Peninsula Daily News
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Posted: Jun 26, 2015

Car fire at the gas pumps in Elma

The Shell Station in Elma was evacuated for a short time Thursday afternoon after a car caught fire near the station’s gas pumps. No one was injured during the fire, said Elma Fire Battalion Chief Tyson Boling. Boling said the car was in flamesat the South Third Street gas station when Elma Fire responded around noon.
- PUB DATE: 6/26/2015 9:00:24 AM - SOURCE: The Daily World
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