untitled_309x375Update as of 9:00 am 09/21/2012:

Fire updates can be found on www.inciweb.org or by calling 509-662-4438 6am to 10pm.

Campfires prohibited in Chelan County, including all designated campgrounds.  Woodcutting and other industrial activities are prohibited.  Air quality is poor.

There is an indefinite closure of Chiwawa River Road, accessing all trails and campgrounds.  Forest closed East of highway 97 Blewett Pass to Stevens Pass Highway 2.  The following areas in the Icicle are closed: 8 mile Road, access to Colchuck, Stuart, and Caroline.

Anyone holding permits into the three Enchantment zones with entry through Sept 30th will receive an automatic refund.  Snowcreek zone accessed via Snowcreek Trail remains open.  For questions on enchantment permits call 877-444-6777.

More information and closure maps can also be found on the Wenatchee National Forest Website.  A public meeting is also scheduled for 7 PM September 21 at the Leavenworth Fire Hall, Chumstick Road across from the Leavenworth High School.