WSDOT ferry adrift in Elliott Bay
Suspect at-large in officer-involved shooting
Police looking for armed Belltown bank robber

Eagle wildfire continues to rage out of control

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. — The Eagle Wildfire near Leavenworth continues to burn at an alarming rate and fire crews are gaining little ground. The fire has grown to 1,500 acres since it started on Monday. Crews say they have 0% containment so far.

eagle fireThe fire is not threatening the town of Leavenworth but several homes are in its path. So far, folks in 30 homes are under a mandatory evacuation notice and another 35 buildings are under level two evacuation.

The number of fire fighters on the scene has doubled since Wednesday. Now 300 firefighters are working to stop the blaze on the ground. There are also a number of helicopters being used to fight the fire.The fire has not burned any structures so far.

We will have live reports all morning long from Leavenworth. We will also receive updated information from officials this morning as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s