Fast growing wildfire burning near Lake Wenatchee

Fast growing wildfire burning near Lake Wenatchee

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Fast growing wildfire burning near Lake Wenatchee

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 9:41 PM

Updated Sunday, Jul 21 at 2:31 PM

A rapidly growing wildfire is burning near Lake Wenatchee, prompting people to evacuate the area, say Department of Natural Resources officials.

According to unconfirmed reports, at least one structure has been burned and more are threatened. Photos from a homeowner in the area show flames coming dangerously close to their house.

No injuries have been reported.

DNR officials say the fire started around 7 p.m. near Lake Wenatchee Road and Brown Road on the north side of the lake. The fire spread to 10-15 acres and was rapidly growing.

More to follow.

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