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Dryer malfunction likely cause of house fire

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WENATCHEE — Fire that started in a dryer damaged two rooms in a residence on Chatham Hill Road Thursday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 3:49 p.m. at 136 Chatham Hill Road.

The fire began in a room housing a laundry and bathroom, and was spreading to the kitchen when firefighters stopped it, said Cy Sousley, a battalion chief with Chelan County Fire District 1.

Investigators think an electrical problem in the dryer started the fire.

A smoke detector…

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