Mt Adams Fire taken from the Trout Lake School at 2:30 PM, 7/13/08

Large Fire Rages in Recreation Area

A large wildfire is raging out of control on the southern slopes of Mount Adams, in South-Central Washington State's Gifford Pinchot National Forest. Several hundred acres of pristine sub-alpine forest have already succumbed to the flames in this very popular recreation area. With strong west winds still prevalent in the area, it seems probable that the fire will continue to expand to the east.

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