PRELIMINARY: During the afternoon of January 23, 2020 one person was buried and killed by an avalanche that released from the roof of a home north of Blewett Pass near Highway 97. The elevation was approximately 1,700 feet above sea level. She was found underneath four to five feet of debris. She was discovered and excavated some time after the accident, where CPR was performed. Additional emergency response arrived within 15 minutes, but they were unable to revive her.
Chelan County Fire District 3 press release