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Fruit businesses assess damage after Wenatchee fire

June 30th, 2015|0 Comments

A wildfire that started as a brush fire near Wenatchee over the weekend affected several tree fruit businesses and destroyed 28 homes.

Embers from the burning houses on the outskirts of Wenatchee ignited the premises of Michelsen Packaging in downtown Wenatchee, according to Wenatchee World news reports.

The fire then spread to nearby businesses including packing plants owned by Blue Bird and

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