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Wildfire burns 25 acres near Pearrygin Lake

Wildfire burns 25 acres near Pearrygin Lake

A wildfire that started shortly after noon on Monday (March 31) at the shooting range above Pearrygin Lake consumed about 25 acres of grassy hillside. Winds pushed the fire up the slope from the shooting range and dry grasses fed the fire, said Fire Chief Don Waller of Okanogan County Fire District 6. Waller said...

No burning this week

The U.S. Forest Service will not do any prescribed burns this week because of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, so that no smoke will intrude on holiday events. Because of recent rains, prescribed burns in the valley were limited during the week, the Forest Service said.