LEAVENWORTH — The 18 U.S. Forest Service firefighters who were tested last week for COVID-19 have all received negative results.

They were tested Aug. 6 at Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth after one firefighter tested positive. The group was responding to the Chikamin Fire north of Plain.

Victoria Wilkins, spokeswoman for the Forest Service at the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest headquarters, confirmed the negative test results Thursday.

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