Cold Creek Fire near White Pass burns up to 252 acres, 5% contained

  • Source: KIMA-TV CBS/CW+ 29 Yakima
  • Published: 09/17/2020 12:00 AM

The Cold Creek Fire grew up to 252 acres and is 5 percent contained as of Thursday morning, according to the Yakima Valley Emergency Management. Officials say US-12 is currently closed, and an estimated time to open the highway is not determined. Also, the Southeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team says night operations also noticed a large rock on the highway. They say crews were on the lookout for falling debris. The Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation notices are still in place in areas around Clear Lake and Rimrock Lake.


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