Rescuers pull Chris Hartelius from the cab of his truck shortly after the Apple Yard Explosion. At right is Ballard Ambulance owner Clyde Ballard. Standing on the hood of the truck is paramedic Steve May.
Appleyard explosion on Aug. 6, 1974.
Wenatchee Apple Yard explosion.
A firefighter sprays water on an old fruit warehouse near Orondo Friday morning.
Retiring WSU WSU extension Tim Smith chats with friends and colleagues during a retirement party. He and fellow agent Ray Faini are retiring after 41 years each on Aug. 1.
Washington State University Extension agent Ray Faini, at left, shares a laugh with colleagues John Moore, at right and Christine Price, who were at a retirement party for Faini and Tim Smith. The two local extension agents are retiring on Aug. 1, after 41 years each.