08-08-18 Car / Brush Fire

On Wednesday evening 8/8/18, Chelan Fire & Rescue was dispatched to a report of a Brush Fire near the area of Pat & Mike’s on South Lakeshore Road. Enroute to the call, RiverCom 911 advised responding units that this would be vehicle fire with encroachment on grass and brush near the Hawks Meadow entrance off SR97A. Rescue 71 (1 career Firefighter/EMT and 1 volunteer Firefighter), Tender 71 (1 volunteer Firefighter/EMT), and Battalion 7 (Chief Officer) were able to fully extinguish the vehicle fire and the brush fire with the assistance of Chelan County Sheriff Deputies. One Deputy held the brush fire at bay with a fire extinguisher while fire crews were extending hose lines.