CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. – Update 2 – 2040 PDT
INCIDENT SUMMARY | Firefighters from the US Forest Service responded to a wildfire in the Beaver Creek area on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. It was located 12 miles northeast of Leavenworth on the Wenatchee River Ranger District in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
SIZE | The fire size was reduced down from six acres to two due to an aerial fire recon mission using GPS to give more accurate mapping.
RESOURCES | About 50 firefighters were assigned to this incident along with three helicopters and one retardant drop made.
CURRENT STATUS | Crews had remained overnight. The fire is now fully contained. The cause was determined to be lightning.
CORRECTION | We inadvertently listed this wildfire as Okanogan County instead of Chelan County. (no more posting when I am tired! Thanks all for your patience and understanding my human caused error.) – Ed.
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