At 1833 today, Chelan Fire &Rescue crews were dispatched to a reported brush fire in the area of S. Bradley St. and Prospect St. Calling parties had reported an approximately 10′ x 10′ had started in medium fuels (grass and brush) near the Butte trail. Units arrived at 1837 to find that the fire had grown to approximately 20′ x 20′ and was within 100 ‘ of structures. Crews were able to knock down and contained the fire by 1841, mop up was completed by 1924. Cause of this fire was determined to have been juveniles playing with matches. Chelan Fire & Rescue reminds our community that we are expected to see a busy fire season this year and to please be careful when burning or using heat sources near dry grass.
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