A KIMBER ROAD GATE WILL BE LEFT OPEN AT THE CHELAN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND EXPO CENTER FOR WENATCHEE AND MONITOR RESIDENTS WHO NEED TO MOVE THEIR LARGE ANIMALS DUE TO THE SLEEPY HOLLOW FIRE. — Welch said the fairgrounds is available for evacuees with horses, cattle, goats and other large animals.
The Broadview subdivision was developed by Ron Andre, starting on the site of a 40-acre orchard that he decommissioned as apple prices fell in the late 1980s. By 1996 nearly 60 high-end homes had been built in the new subdivision. Before the Sleepy Hollow Fire erupted Sunday, there were 111 homes, the most valuable assessed at $600,000.
WENATCHEE -- The Red Cross, Humane Society and other local resources are reaching out to those who have been affected by this atrocious fire. This is a compilation of local resources who are offering services and help to those in need.
WENATCHEE -- A fast-moving wildfire burned 24 to 28 homes in north Wenatchee Sunday night, sending out embers that started commercial buildings on fire about a mile away along North Wenatchee Avenue, and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.