500-acre wildfire burning near Lake Chelan

500-acre wildfire burning near Lake Chelan

A wildfire burns near Lake Chelan, July 5, 2013.

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by KING 5 News

KTVB.COM

Posted on July 5, 2013 at 3:47 PM

A fire near Lake Chelan had grown to 500 acres Friday.

The U.S. Forest Service says the 25 Mile Fire started Thursday on private property across Lake Chelan from 25-Mile State Park. The fire is burning on both private land and Forest Service land. No structures have burned.

Over 250 fire personnel are being mobilized to fight the fire

A Level 1 evacuation is in place for the Emerson Acres area north of Green's Landing in Manson as well as the Antilon Lake Campground. Level 1 means residents should be aware of the danger and monitor media reports for updates. Residents with special needs or who are sensitive to smoke should prepare to evacuate.

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