A building supply company was among residences and businesses destroyed by fire near Chelan, Wash. Friday. Lake Chelan Building Supply’s Lake Chelan location, serving the Lake Chelan, Wash. area was completely destroyed, according to the company’s Facebook page.
Groups of fires have destroyed more than 50 structures, burned more than 155 square miles and forced around 1,500 residents from their homes, Herald News Service reports.
Lake Chelan Building Supply was founded in 1979 near Manson, Wash. by Edd and Sharon LaMar. The Chelan facility is the company’s second location. Headquarters at the Manson location were not threatened by fires.