The wildfire stretching as far west as U.S. Highway 2 to as far east as Warm Springs Canyon Rd. grew to 11,000 acres and remains 10 percent contained, according to the latest InciWeb update at noon Thursday.
The fire started just before 7 p.m. Tuesday and is currently threatening more than 1,500 homes, orchards, and a power substation.
No structures have been lost, but those 1,500 homes – the same amount threatened on Wednesday – are all under varying levels of evacuations, according to the Chelan County Sheriff's Office.
The Chelan County Sheriff's Office said they executed a search warrant a residence believed to have been the origin of the fire.
The investigation is still ongoing.
Experts say the main concern is that it is very dry with a lot of grass and sage fueling it.
Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste on Tuesday authorized the mobilization of state resources to help local firefighters.
A Red Cross shelter is available to residents who have been displaced. It is located at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in the 500 block of Northwestern Avenue.
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