Fire burns greenhouse at East Wenatchee marijuana farm


Douglas County firefighters responded to a fire Monday afternoon at a marijuana growing operation near Pangborn Memorial Airport.

Kay McKellar of Douglas County Fire District 2 said the 11:10 a.m. fire on Ute Avenue was contained to a 20-by-40-foot portable green house and had been extinguished by employees by the time firefighters arrived.

She said nothing was growing in the greenhouse at the time of the fire and the cause of the blaze has not yet been determined.