Wildfire Damages Fruit Packing Houses in Wenatchee, Washington
You may have heard about the wildfires that started this past Sunday up in Wenatchee, one of the main fruit growing regions of Washington. Packing houses for cherries, pears and apples for various growers have burned partially or completely to the ground. In total 6 businesses and 28 homes were burned to the ground and miraculously no one was hurt or injured. As of Wednesday morning, July 1st, there are no smoke or flames to be seen. After speaking with growers they have deemed that it will not affect the cherry or apple supply.