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Fire alert lifted for Mazama area

— The Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management has lifted the fire alert for the Lost River, Mazama and Rendezvous areas.

The Diamond Creek Fire, which had been threatened the areas, has produced minimal fire behavior. Temperatures are cooler and humidity higher than before.

The area had been under a Level 1 alert.

"Persons should be aware that there is still a county-wide burn ban in affect and should check with U.S. Forest Service and DNR for additional fire restrictions," Monday evening's alert said.

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