WENATCHEE COMPLEX FIRE EVACUATIONS UPDATE
September 13, 2012 – 1545 hrs
As the inversion today lifts, fire activity has increased. In preparation of a planned burnout operation in NumberTwoCanyon, homes formerly under Level Two Evacuation status are being upgraded to Level Three Evacuation status.
The area includes over 85 homes on Number Two Canyon Road east of the Gun Club to Castle Heights Drive. Canyonside, Castle Heights Drive, Kings Court, Queens Court and Linville Drive are also included in this Level Three Evacuation. Notices will be delivered by law enforcement officers in the next two hours.
A staffed roadblock will be located at Castle Heights Drive and Number Two Canyon Road. Only property owners will be allowed into Level Three Evacuation areas.
Further updates will be posted as conditions change.
Public Information Officer – Wenatchee Complex Fires
Tel. 509-667-6636/ Cell 509-679-3886 (media only)