On 08/04/16 at approximately 2:30 PM Douglas County fire units and deputies responded to a brush fire east side of Highway 97 at mile post 228. There are fire units from Douglas County, Chelan County, and BLM. There are also two fixed wing and two helicopter assets fighting the fire.
The fire is moving S/SE and had burned about 500 acres. The Sheriff’s Deputies have given out 8 level I and II in the Browns Canyon area.
The Sheriff’s Office also used the AlertSense system to send out warnings to people in the area. There have no reports of damage or injuries.