Cougar Creek Fire 25% Contained

The Cougar Creek fire near Mount Adams is now 25 percent contained after fire lines held throughout Friday evening, according to an official update this morning. The fire, burning about 6 miles northwest of the city of Glenwood, was estimated to be 25,000 acres as of...

Cougar Creek Fire Update 08172015

GLENWOOD, Wash. – Morning mist, cooler temperatures and calmer winds helped slow the spread of the Cougar Creek Fire and allowed firefighting crews to bring 15 percent of the line under containment. The fire grew 200 acres Sunday to 22,500 acres. Washington...

Downed Power Lines

With hot and dry conditions on both sides of the state, downed power lines are not de-energizing as you may expect. If you come across downed wires: Communicate the hazard and confirm the message is received Identify: Determine the entire extent of the hazard by...

Here is the latest on the fire up at Mt. Adams.

08/12/2015 – CURRENT LOCAL FIRE EVENT: The large plume of smoke visible to the north of the White Salmon area is coming from the Cougar Greek Fire. The fire was ignited by a lightning strike on Monday, August 10th. It is located on the southeast aspect of the...