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Brush Fire Shuts Down Blackbird Island Wednesday
Brush Fire Shuts Down Blackbird Island Wednesday
A brush fire crept through a portion of Blackbird Island in Leavenworth Wednesday afternoon, scorching about a tenth of an acre and shutting down both the island and nearby streets at one point. Chelan County Fire District 3 Assistant Fire Chief Glenn Brautaset said crews couldn't drive any heavy equipment onto the island, so firefighters instead had to hike in all their pumps, tools, hoses and ot
Residents Stepping Up In Risky Situations
The weekend saw citizens stepping into the role of hero over the weekend. On Friday, two Leavenworth-area teenagers rescued a man from the river. Chelan County Fire District 3 says Bijou Zehm and Anna Martinez saw a man struggling in the river and were able to team up and bring him to shore ...
17-year Chelan County Fire District 6 Volunteer, Wife of District 3 Fire Marshal, Killed in Tragic Snow Accident
17-year Chelan County Fire District 6 Volunteer, Wife of District 3 Fire Marshal, Killed in Tragic Snow Accident
Tragedy struck the local fire community Thursday night after 46-year-old Kimiko Nalle of Peshastin was discovered buried under three feet of snow next to her house by her husband around 5:45 pm. Chelan County Fire District 3 PIO Annie Schmidt said Nalle had been suddenly buried by snow that had fallen from her roof...

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