By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Gray Fire leaves path of destruction

Burning continues between Medical Lake and Cheney


Last updated 8/19/2023 at 7:04pm

MEDICAL LAKE — Through a blanket of heavy haze and smoke, a few residents were sifting through belongings, and checking their properties Saturday, Aug. 19, after the Gray Fire raced through the area.

Some areas of town have been left untouched such as Ruby's Resort, and the downtown area.

Southern Medical Lake was impacted in some areas, and other neighborhoods were spared.

Off state Highway 902, the neighborhood along Freeman Drive was left smoldering in large part, with several homes destroyed along the water.

Two residents of the neighborhood who did not lose their home, and wi...

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