The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi82° Sunny

Tonight

Lo56° Clear

Saturday

Hi85° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Clear

Sunday

Hi87° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo61° Clear

Monday

Hi87° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo59° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo60° Slight Chc Showers

Banks Lake campers flee from fireworks-caused blaze

Send to Kindle
Print This

GRAND COULEE — Over 100 campers enjoying Fourth of July weekend on Banks Lake were evacuated Saturday night in one of three fires now in mop-up stage near Grand Coulee.

The 12-acre fire was ignited by fireworks, and it wasn’t big, but it threatened the most people as it burned toward a camping area in the Barker Canyon area, said Douglas County Fire District 3 Chief Dale Rinker.

View my optionsorSign in