The U.S. Forest Service has contracted with Portland-based aviation service Erickson Inc. to supply two Air-Cranes to fight the fire. Firefighters continue to intentionally burn areas around Holden Village in an effort to deflect the Wolverine Fire as it moves closer to the community. The fire is now 28,829 acres, and has not grown uplake toward Stehekin or downlake toward Chelan for several days. It's primary growth has been toward the west up Railroad Creek. Nearly 700 fire personnel are now working on the fire.
Brian Jones of the city of Wenatchee's water department, right, and Wenatchee Police officer Brian Bolz investigate a water pipe rupture that created a pothole on Fifth Street near Pear Lane in Wenatchee on Saturday night. Jones said the structural damage to the road was minimal.
This weekend the Lake Chelan Rodeo was put on for the 96th year, rodeo official Cody Hodge said. The two day rodeo includes bronc and bull riding, roping events and a parade through the city of Chelan.