Crews respond to brush fire at Brender Canyon near Cashmere

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CASHMERE- Local, State and Federal firefighters responded yesterday afternoon to a brush fire on a ridge-top at the end of Brender Canyon in the Cashmere area.

A Level 1 evacuation advisory remained in place this morning for residents in the Brender Canyon, Briskey Canyon, Taber Rd. and Sky Meadows areas. Chelan County Emergency Management reports the fire is 50 percent contained and has burned about seven acres.

No structures are immediately threatened. The cause was under investigation. The fire was being fought by firefighters from DNR, BLM, US Forest Service and Chelan County rural fire districts.