The Associated Press (via the Seattle Times) is reporting that 80 firefighters and three helicopters are trying to douse a 250-acre wildfire near Chelan.
Fire crews, we've been told, hope to have the fire mostly contained by tonight.
As the summer fire season begins here in Washington, here are some important tips about wildfire preparedness, insurance and claims:
-Tips on wildfires and homeowners insurance
-More info: Tips on disaster preparedness and filing homeowners insurance claims
-Printable home inventory checklist
-How to contact the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)