Evacuation Advisory Issued - Cougar Creek Fire

Cougar Creek Fire Update 08-19-2018

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Chelan County Emergency Management has issued the following notification for our area due to changes in wind direction on the Cougar Creek Fire. More information can be found on the Cougar Creek Fire Inciweb site: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6053/ as through the Cougar Creek Fire - Chelan Co., Washington Facebook page.

This is a Level 1 notification intended to advise people of fire activity in the area. It is a great idea (as always) to review your level of preparation. Make an evacuation kit and have a plan should you need to leave. Information on fire preparedness can be found at www.chumstickcoalition.org

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“Level 1 Fire Advisory Notification

As of 2:30pm on Sunday, 8/19/18, a Level 1 (BE READY) Fire Advisory Notification will be in place for the following areas:

  • Chumstick Road north of Merry Canyon (both sides of the road)
  • Merry Canyon; Second Creek and Moon Canyon
  • Community of Plain, including Ponderosa Estates, Plain River Rd and other subdivisions
  • Chiwawa Loop Road to include Chiwawa River Pines
  • All of the Fish Lake and Lake Wenatchee areas to Coles Corner

This is only a fire advisory for residents in the affected areas. The fire management team is working concurrently on both the Entiat drainage and the west flank of the fire. Due to prevailing winds changing from the SW to the N/NW, the fire is currently pushing to the SW. Cooperating agencies and the Incident Management Team have made the decision to initiate this Level 1 Fire Advisory for the above areas.

Call the Fire Information number for more information at 509-664-9210"