Posted Monday, 06-29-15
As homeowners displaced by the Sleepy Hollow Fire survey the damage, neighbors near and far are asking "How can I help?" Here are four organizations who are meeting the needs of those impacted by the fires...
WENATCHEE - Chelan PUD has closed its downtown Wenatchee Offices located at 327 N. Wenatchee Avenue, including its headquarters building, service building, tech shop and Fish and Wildlife facilities. Also closed is the PUD’s office on Hawley Street where Fiber and Water Services are located. All non-essential personnel were released at 12:30 pm for the rest of the day. Incident Commander for the PUD’s response to the fire situation, Chad Rissman, indicates that while there are no known health risks associated with heavy smoke plumes coming from the warehouse fire, the PUD is taking this action as a precaution. The PUD anticipates normal operations to resume tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30, at all of its locations. Crews continue to work on system repairs as conditions allow. No further fire-related outages have been reported.
Because of the fire of a packing plant in Wenatchee, and and ammonia leak, the Wenatchee School District's office is closed today (mon). Summer school at Lewis and Clark, Foothills, Newberry, Washington, Columbia and West Side High are closed for the day.
ALso a report that the Wenatchee Post offic has closed. Emergency officials stress it is a very dynamic and fluid situation.