Evacuations lowered to level 1 in 50 acre Chelan County wildfire - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Evacuations lowered to level 1 in 50 acre Chelan County wildfire

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Ribbon Cliff fire. Photo: Trooper J Bryant/Twitter Ribbon Cliff fire. Photo: Trooper J Bryant/Twitter
CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. -

UPDATE: 
According to the Chelan County Emergency Management, evacuations in the Chelan County wildfire burning in the Ribbon Cliff area have been lowered to level 1.

At last check, the fire had burned 50 acres but they say they should have an update later this morning from the Department of Natural Resources.

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Washington State Patrol reports a 50 acre fire burning in the area of Ribbon Cliff in Chelan County Sunday afternoon. Trooper Bryant reports level 2 alerts are in place for residents in the Stoneridge and Shadow Ridge developments near State Route 97A, north of Entiat.

A Level 2 alert means people in the area should be prepared to leave at a moment's notice.

WSP says strong winds in the area are a factor and that the fire is growing Sunday.

According to the Wenatchee World newspaper, there are about 130 homes between the two housing developments. The fire is producing a lot of smoke in the area, but no new evacuation notices have been ordered as of 6 p.m. Sunday.

We will update this story as soon as we have more information.

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