Greetings friends, neighbors and others. At approximately 11 a.m. on Oct. 15th five reports of smoke were received by 911 in Tonasket. Likely the orchardist didn’t call Okanogan County Dispatch about the burn. The Controlled Burn smoked, wet fuel does.
Firetrucks were unnecessarily dispatched. People, please, if you do not know the source of the smoke, do not panic and call 911. Go check it out first. Fire is a tool in Okanogan County