1,000 acre wildfire burning near Chelan threatens structures

1,000 acre wildfire burning near Chelan threatens structures

1,000 acre wildfire burning near Chelan threatens structures

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by KREM.com

NWCN.com

Posted on August 5, 2012 at 7:25 PM

Updated Monday, Aug 6 at 6:06 AM

SPOKANE -- Firefighters are attacking a 1,000 acre brush fire in North Central Washington.

The Antoine Creek Fire started just after 12:00 p.m. Sunday.

It is burning about seven miles northeast of Chelan in an area of grass and light timber.

Eight structures are threatened, but it is unknown if anyone has been evacuated.

Approximately 60 firefighters from various fire districts, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Bureau of Land Management are on scene.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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