Downed power lines spark brush fire near Chelan

Chelan County PUD says strong winds knocked down power lines Monday night, starting a brush fire. Video courtesy: Amber Corrigan

Power is back on, and a small brush fire contained and burned out east of Chelan.

Strong winds knocked down power lines Monday evening near the intersection of Highway 97A and Apple Acres Road.

Chelan County PUD had to cut power to homes in the area while fire crews worked to control the fire. 

The fire spread to about 100 acres, and threatened some homes.

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