Cause of September’s Crystal Fire Released

On September 1, 2018, at 12:03 a.m. Douglas County Fire District #2 responded to a report of a wildland fire.  The fire was burning in an area one mile north of East Wenatchee, of 10th St. N.E. and N. Nile Road.  The third alarm wildland fire was designated as the…



Malaga Home Severely Damaged in Tuesday Morning Fire

A single-wide mobile home suffered extensive damage in Malaga after an early morning fire Tuesday. Chelan County Fire District 1 PIO Rick Isaacson says when the first responders arrived at the home on Bainard Road, the home was fully engulfed. “We weren’t sure if somebody was inside or not, but…


Evacuation Levels Removed for SR28 Fire Near Crescent Bar

A 50-acre fire sprung up off of SR 28 near Crescent Bar Tuesday night spreading quickly. John Glenn with Douglas County Fire District 2 says it likely started with a vehicle mishap. “The wheel sheered completely off the axle and bounced off the road as he was heading from Quincy…