Fire danger levels drop

— The Okanogan Emergency Operations Center has downgraded the fire danger level in several areas.

As of noon today, the general levels were as follows:

Level 3 — Alta Lake and Antoine Creek

Level 2 — Malott and Pleasant Valley

Level 1 — Chliwist, Pateros and Twisp

Neighborhood fire levels may differ slightly depending on fire activity.

Level 3 is the highest alert level, issued when fire an immediate threat to property and life.

The new levels show a significantly reduced fire danger in the Chiliwist, Pater, Malott and Twisp areas, officials said.


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