Homes Spared in Grant County Wildfire


It was all hands on deck Friday afternoon in the basin as fire crews from multiple Grant County Fire departments rallied to stop a fast moving brush fire before it reached several homes in the Ephrata area.

Map of fire area providedW

The wind-driven blaze, in the 18-thousand block of Road B.5 Northeast, was contained after scorching about 11-hundred acres. Crews from Grant County Fire Districts 3,5,13 and Ephrata City Fire responded. For those still wondering if our vegetation is drying out and ready to burn… wonder no more!

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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.