WENATCHEE COMPLEX FIRE EVACUATIONS UPDATE
September 15, 2012 – 1445 hrs
BYRD CANYON FIRE
The Evacuation Levels for homes located on the Navarre Coulee Road and the last two houses on the Crum Canyon Road have been reduced to Level Two as of 2:30 pm today. The wildfire risk has been abated sufficiently in the area to allow residents to safely return to their homes. Chelan County Sheriff’s Office volunteers are in the process of notifying residents of this change. Level 1, 2, and 3 Evacuation Status is akin to a “Ready, Set, Go” level of evacuation notices with Level 1 asking residents to be ready to evacuate if conditions change, Level 2 means residents should be set to go at a moment’s notice, Level 3 means authorities are advising residents to evacuate because their homes are in imminent danger.
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Inquiries regarding fire information and evacuation levels should be directed to the Wenatchee Complex Fire Information Section at 509-662-4438 or 509-662-4694.