Video: Wenatchee Fire Chief Deployed to Georgia Wildfires

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CHELAN COUNTY – Chelan County Fire District One Chief Mike Burnett has been deployed to Georgia where he is helping oversee containment efforts on a series of wildfires currently burning in the Southeast.

Assistant Chief Glenn Widener says Burnett and Russ Hamilton are serving in a planning role with a National Incident Management team on several late season wildfires in Georgia and Tennessee. Widener says Burnett will be gone for about two weeks.