WENATCHEE COMPLEX FIRE EVACUATIONS UPDATE
September 19, 2012 – 1900 hrs
EMERGENCY SHELTER ACTIVATED
The Red Cross has re-activated the emergency shelter in Wenatchee at the Seventh Day Adventist Church on the corner of 5th and Western. Residents of Chelan County displaced from their homes by the recent fire activity may come directly to the shelter or call the Red Cross at (509) 663-3907. This number may not be staffed beyond normal business hours, but has the capability to forward calls to staff who can respond.
Up-to-date information on evacuations can be heard on local media in Wenatchee or by checking www.inciweb.org/incident/3258.
PUBLIC INFORMATION NUMBERS:
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. The phones are staffed daily from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm.
For information on fire activity in Okanogan, Kittitas and Yakima Counties , please contact the Joint Information Center (JIC) at 509-664-9353.