The Wenatchee Complex includes over 50 lightning-caused fires burning in Chelan and Okanogan Counties. Two other fires nearby have burned into the Byrd Canyon fire. It is now estimated at 7,500 – 9,000 acres. Evacuations remain in place for the following areas affected by the Byrd Canyon Fire:
· Downey Canyon – Level 1
· State Route 971 Navarre Coulee Road (east side) – Level 2
· State Route 971 Navarre Coulee Road (west side) – Level 3
· State Route 97A Tunnel to Davis Canyon – Level 3
· State Route 97A from Byrd Canyon to State Route 971 – Level 3
The 20-acre First Creek Fire is located about 9 miles northwest of Chelan, Washington. This fire is very visible from the town of Chelan.
The Canyons Fire has combined with the Twin Peaks fire; the acreage is unknown at this time but is in excess of 1,000 acres. The fire is burning a mile or so south/southwest of the City of Wenatchee.
· Level 3 evacuation notification is in place for residents in the Broadview Subdivision facing wildland areas. Homes in the interior of the Broadview Subdivision are under a Level 2 evacuation (but no homes below the canal).
· 40 homes west of Sage Hills Drive – Level 3
· Number 2 Canyon from above the Gun Club to the end of the road – Level 3
· Stiss Canyon – Level 3 evacuation.
· Number 2 Canyon west of Castle Heights to the Gun Club is at Level 2
· Castle Heights Drive – Level 2
· Kings Court – Level 2
· Canyon Side – Level 2
· Lindille Drive – Level 2
· Queens Court – Level 2
Increase in fire behavior in the three fires burning in the Mission Creek drainage have caused a Level 3 evacuation notification for 54 residences on Mission Creek Road from the Shelton Christmas Tree Farm to the national forest boundary