Forest Prescribed Burning Continues

Private property owners urged to make their homes wildfire safe

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WENATCHEE, Wa.- From the NCWLIFE Pardon our smoke file: Spring prescribed burning has started on the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forest. Forest Spokeswoman, Robin Demario says residents can expect to see some drift smoke from the controlled fires .

Demario also reminds rural property owners to make sure their homes are fire safe as they begin spring cleaning chores . . .

Demario says the prescribed burning will be dictated by the weather conditions. You can get more info on the Forest website.

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Steve Hair
Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.