LEAVENWORTH, Wash. -- The Eagle Fire grew to 1,500 acres overnight and into Wednesday morning near Leavenworth, according to the Department of Natural Resources.
Thirty homes are now under a Level 3 evacuation notice. Smoke from the fire is also affecting Cashmere and Wenatchee as it drifts east.
Firefighters from a Pierce County task force were on their way to assist with the fire. A Snohomish County striketeam planned to head east in the afternoon to help as well. Over 120 firefighting personnel, two air tankers, two helicopters, multiple fire engines and a bulldozer were fighting the fire as of Tuesday.
DNR scheduled a public meeting for 7 p.m. on Wednesday to update. The location was yet to be determined.
As of Tuesday evening, the wildfire was at 500 acres, with 21 homes under evacuation Level 3.
The Eagle Fire was spotted Monday burning near the top of a ridge between Eagle Creek and Bjork Canyon in timber and grass, east of the Chumstick Highway.
The cause of the fire has not been determined.