The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is planning a prescribed fire in Chelan County next month.
The Department has announced a burn on 500 acres in the Colockum Wildlife Area, which is 20 miles southeast of Wenatchee.
Prescribed fires are used in wildlife areas to reduce the risk and severity of future wildfires, and improve habitat for wildlife...
Washington State DNR is raising the fire danger level to high in most of Chelan and Douglas Counties and to very high in Grant, Kittitas and counties south of I-90 to the state border.
All outdoor burning is banned on DNR lands.
The WDFW is restricting campfires and other activities that might cause a fire on their lands beginning today