Burch Mountain Road

Burch Mountain Road remains closed beyond the gate to allow fire crews to continue work mopping up the Red Apple Fire.

WENATCHEE — The Level 2 evacuation notice on Burch Mountain Road has been lifted, but the dirt portion of the road remains closed.

The portion of the road will remain closed as fire resources continue to work on the Red Apple Fire, which is nearly contained, according to Jill FitzSimmons, Chelan County public information officer.

The public should continue to avoid upper Burch Mountain Road, FitzSimmons said.

Oscar Rodriguez: (509) 665-1179

rodriguez@wenatcheeworld.com