The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi38° Rain/Snow Likely and Patchy Fog

Tonight

Lo31° Rain/Snow and Patchy Fog then Snow and Patchy Fog

Sunday

Hi35° Snow

Sunday Night

Lo27° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi31° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo20° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi28° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo17° Patchy Freezing Fog

Wednesday

Hi27° Patchy Freezing Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo18° Mostly Cloudy

Weed-burning torch starts siding fire

Send to Kindle
Print This

EAST WENATCHEE — For the second time this week, a weed-burning torch started a fire that got out of control.

A resident in the 2700 block of North Ashland was using the tool to burn weeds about 2:45 p.m. Monday when flames caught siding on fire on his house, said Capt. Jeff Stephens with Douglas County Fire District 2. The homeowner used a fire extinguisher and firefighters were able to limit damage to about two square feet.

“I told…

View my options or Sign in