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The city of Wenatchee on Tuesday removed about 50 yards of debris from a homeless encampment in South Wenatchee.

WENATCHEE — City crews Tuesday morning removed a homeless camp in South Wenatchee where about a half-dozen people lived.

The encampment was near the George Sellar Bridge next to South Columbia Street from a state Department of Transportation lot previously occupied by a homeless camp of 40 or more people.

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About six to eight people lived in a homeless camp on South Columbia Street in Wenatchee before it was removed Tuesday.

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Pete O’Cain is a graduate of Central Washington University, served in the Marines Corps and covers public safety in Chelan and Douglas counties. He also leads The Wenatchee World’s wildfire coverage.

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