UPDATE 1 — 7/4/2021 1720 PT
Douglas County, Washington — A three-alarm wildland fire located eastern Wenatchee and Rock Island has broken out in the county today and is threatening multiple homes, farmland and infrastructure in the area.
The fire was previously called the EAST WENATCHEE FIRE but now is named the BATTERMAN FIRE. WA DNR’s CAD has it listed as the BATTERMAN ROAD FIRE.
Evacuations are in effect for approximately 80 impacted homes that are under various Evacuation levels.
EVACUATIONS ARE IN EFFECCT
LEVEL 3 >> GO NOW! >> North Ward Avenue to Keane Grade Road.
LEVEL 2 >> GET SET! >> South Ward Avenue to Woodridge Drive.
LEVEL 1 >> GET READY! >> East of Woodridge Drive to Keane Grade Road.
SHELTER | Eastmont High School | Hosted by the Red Cross.
State mobe has been approved by the Washing State Patrol Fire Marshal’s Office at 1530 hours PT.
Incident Cooperators — Douglas County SO, CEDR Digital Corps, Grant County FD13, BLM, Chelan County, American Red Cross.
Resources — There are approximately 75 total personnel currently on-scene with more arriving. This is the initial response during the beginning of the incident, which include — BATT-6103 BATT-6104 BLM-13 CHELAN-25 CREW-52 DIV-6101 E-4101 E-4107 E-6695 E-6696 PATROL-604 YAK-10 dispatched at 1231 PT.
No word as to the cause, injuries suffered or damages/losses as released by the Sheriff’s Office.
The fire has burned 1,000 acres and is growing rapidly.
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