WENATCHEE — A wind-driven brush fire Thursday prompted the closure of Highway 97/A outside Wenatchee.

The fire was reported at 2:40 p.m. on the 500 block of Swakane Canyon Road and was pushed north by winds, said Kay McKellar, Chelan County Fire District 1 spokeswoman. Flames were estimated to be 4- to 6-feet long.



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