Latest Mount Adams Stories
By Philip Ferolito TROUT LAKE -- Amid towering pines scorched black by the Cold Springs Fire just southeast of Mount Adams, dozens of firefighters overturn and extinguish smoldering embers.
By Susan Gordon, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jul. 26--A forest fire burning southeast of Mount Adams is the latest manifestation of a troubling relationship between climate change, insects and wildfires, scientists and land managers say.
By Philip Ferolito Crews continue making significant gains on the Cold Springs Fire southeast of Mount Adams and expect to have it fully contained by Aug. 1. By Tuesday, 85 percent of the blaze was contained, and crews were working to beef up fire breaks as wide as 300 feet, said U.S.
By Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--Crews are making more gains today on the Cold Springs Fire burning southeast of Mount Adams, and now have it 85 percent contained.
By Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 22--Having now made significant progress against the Cold Springs Fire southeast of Mount Adams, crews expect to start the long mop-up operation Thursday.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 16--Hundreds of firefighters on Tuesday made some headway against a forest fire that still expanded by another 2,000 acres south of Mount Adams.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 15--A forest fire south of Mount Adams ballooned to more than 8,000 acres Monday. An expert said several circumstances give this fire an unusual opportunity to continue to grow.
By Mark Morey STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS A wildfire burning northeast of Trout Lake grew to more than 500 acres Sunday and blocked access to a popular climbing route on Mount Adams. The plume from the Cold Springs fire was visible from Portland to Yakima on Sunday.
By Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 14--A lighting-sparked wildfire, smoldering for a week, exploded Sunday in a blaze that prompted some Southwest Washington residents to mistake the cauliflower-like smoke plume for an eruption of Mount Adams.
By Laura McVicker and Erik Robinson, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 14--A fire torching forest land near Mount Adams has grown to 3,000 acres this morning as additional crews arrive to battle the blaze that's being fueled by high winds.
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