The Wenatchee Valley Fire Department is responding to 3-alarm fire in the 2100 block of Methow Street in South Wenatchee as of 2pm Tuesday.

The fire is spreading up the adjacent hillside, according to fire spokesperson Kay McKellar. Traffic is blocked in the area.

Evacuations are currently unknown. Helicopter assistance aerial water drops have been requested,

The fire rose from a 1-alarm to 3-alarm inside of about 40 minutes.

This is a developing story.

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