Surplus Apparatus for Sale – 1992 Seagrave and 2011 Ford -Chassis Only

FOR SALE: 1992 Seagrave Type 1 Pumper Mileage – 21,408 Detroit Turbo Diesel 6V92TA – 400 HP (Runs but needs work) Allison HT-740 Automatic Transmission, Eight Person Cab, 1500 gpm Waterous Pump 1,000 gal, Stainless Steel Tank, Pre-plumbed deck gun. Asking $3,000.00 or BEST OFFER

FOR SALE: 2011 Ford Rescue – Chassis only, Mileage – 44,307, 6.7 liter Diesel Engine – needs repairs/replacement, Automatic Transmission, Three person cab. Asking: $2,000.00 or BEST OFFER

Minimizing the effects of wildfire smoke during COVID-19

Wildfire smoke occurring during the COVID-19 pandemic can increase susceptibility to the virus and other infections by causing irritation to the respiratory system, resulting in altered immune function.

For more information on how to reduce risk form wildfire smoke click on the link below – U.S. Fire Administration

https://www.usfa.fema.gov/current_events/062920.html

Activation of Siren

05-27-2020 Brush Fire

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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Chelan Fire and Rescue Welcomes Seasonal Firefighters

Firefighter/EMT Stephanie Preheim and Firefighter/EMT Mitchell Matthews will be joining the Chelan Fire & Rescue Team as seasonal firefighters for the 2020 Fire Season.  The addition of these two seasonal employees will give our community the additional staffing needed to accommodate the seasonal call volume increase during our daily peak operating periods.   Both Stephanie and Mitch are active members within the Chelan Fire & Rescue organization and have been filling available stipend shifts working as a third firefighter over the past several months.  Stephanie and Mitchell also have their IFSAC Firefighter I/II and Hazmat Operations and Wildland Firefighter Type 1 or 2 certifications in addition to being credentialed Washington State Emergency Medical Technicians.  These are nationally recognized certifications which are added benefits to the organization and the community we serve.  The seasonal firefighter positions are being funded within our 2020 budget using funds that were allocated for our current firefighter stipend program.  The seasonal firefighters will start May 1st and complement our daily staffing working alongside our career and volunteer members in providing service to the community. Welcome Aboard Firefighters Preheim and Matthews!