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Deadly Brush Fire In Chelan County; Gender Remains Unknown

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CHELAN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Sheriff Burnett reports on March 9, 2012 at approximately 2:20 a.m. RiverCom Dispatch Center began receiving reports of a brush fire in the 2700 block of Mill Pond Drive. 

Chelan County Fire District One and Station 17 responded. During their fire investigation fire crews discovered a body within the debris. The debris appears to be a homeless camp/home. The gender is unknown at this time. 

Chelan County Sheriff's office was dispatched and detectives are currently assisting District One to determine the cause of the fatal fire. 

Additional information will be released as it becomes available. 

Anyone with information about the homeless person possibly living on the hill side behind 2729 Mill Pond Drive off the Malaga Alcoa Highway, is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Jerry Moore at 630-7514.

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