Firefighters gaining control of Chelan wildfire
CHELAN — A wildfire that had threatened more than 100 homes near Chelan laid down in cooler weather overnight.
A spokesman for firefighters at the Union Valley fire, Nick Mickel, told KOZI that firefighters will be mopping up Thursday.
The fire was started Tuesday night by a lightning strike and spread to about 600 acres. The evacuation level has been reduced to an advisory. and KOZI reports most people have returned home.
Only a handful of people went to a Red Cross shelter that opened at the Chelan High School and was moved to a church.
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