Thursday, February 22, 2024

Chelan Fire and Rescue 7 tackles Union Valley fire


CHELAN – Fire and Rescue 7 responded to a structure fire on Idyl Spurs Lane, located in the Union Valley area, in Chelan shortly after noon today, Tuesday, Feb. 20. Responding units included “Command 7, Engine 71, 73, Tender 73, 74, Rescue 71, Brush 71, 73. Station 71 is staffed up with two personnel and Engine 72 has moved up to cover the district,” stated Chief Tim Lemon in a press release.

The 40 ft. by 40 ft. garage was fully involved upon firefighter’s arrival, whom called for a defensive fire attack, according to the release from the department. A defensive attack is issued when a building is fully involved and unsalvageable, explained Lemon. Then goal would then be to prevent any fire from spreading to surrounding structures and/or burnable properties.

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