Announcements

Two dates to remember……….

Two events are approaching that you’ll want to have on your calendar-  both fun and both doing some good things for your community:

The MusicFest evening to benefit the Firefighters Association of Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue will be held …

Cougar Creek fire update; Friday, Aug 10th

  The Cougar Creek fire remains active with 902 firefighters involved. The Lost fire part of that fire complex appears to have subsided with no smoke rising from it visible from the lake area. Air drops continue and heavy smoke conditions …

LWFR Commissioners meeting August 20th, 2018

 The regular August meeting of the Commissioners of Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue scheduled for August 14th, postponed due to fire activity,  has been re-scheduled to 10AM Monday, August 20th, at the Lake Wenatchee Highway fire station.…

Community meeting updates fire information

An overflow crowd at Plain Community Church heard local fire officials and incident commanders describe the current status and anticipated movement of the Cougar Creek fire at a community meeting Wednesday evening. For a report of that meeting from KPQ …

Hazardous weather alert

Hot, dry and unstable conditions look to peak on Thursday in The
Cascades. This will be followed by a strong cold front Friday night with the potential for dry breezy winds and a threat of dry thunderstorms. This
combination may …

Morning update on Lake Wenatchee area fires

Here is the morning update from the U.S. Forest Service on fires in our greater Lake Wenatchee area. These two fires are very visible to the East/Northeast of the lake.

There will be a community meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. …

Community fire information meeting Wednesday evening

There will be a community meeting at the Plain Community Church Wednesday evening, August 8th, at 7PM to provide information on fire activity in and around the Plain Valley, Lake Wenatchee and Chiwawa areas.

Photo: Lost lake fire  8-6-18…

Fire information from LWFR


21696 Lake Wenatchee Hwy
Leavenworth, WA 98826
Phone 509.763.3034 Fax                                         509.763.8800
August 7, 2018

Friends, Neighbors and Visitors of the Plain Valley and Lake Wenatchee Area:

As most of you know we have two significant fire events in our area. …

New fire appears NE of Lake Wenatchee

A new fire probably started by lightening during the night showed itself mid-afternoon Sunday to the NE of Lake Wenatchee, North of the smoke visible from the Cougar Creek fire but on this side of the ridge summit. The new …

Cougar Creek fire active East of Lake Wenatchee

Updated:  7:45 PM Monday, 8-6-2018:

The lightening-caused Cougar Creek fire burning 7.5 miles NE of Plain has now burned approximately 4,418 acres  acres in the Mad River area of the Entiat Ranger District. Smoke rising from this fire is visible …