Weekend storm sparks several new wildfires

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The weekend thunderstorms sparked over a dozen new wildfires in Central Washington according to reports from the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center (CWICC) at Pangborn Airport. Assistant Manager, Jonathan Nash says crews were kept busy on several fronts. . .

Weekend storm sparks several new wildfires

Meanwhile, Debbie Kelly with the US Forest Service says cooler and wetter weather helped crews working the Devore Creek fire in the Glacier Peak Wilderness. It remains at about 450 acres.

Also, heavy rains served to dampen down the Williams Flats Fire which is now 45 percent contained with over 44-thousand acres burned.

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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.