Update: Sep. 11, 2022 11:30 a.m.

The Bolt Creek Fire is now at 7,600 acres.

Throughout the day, the fire will continue burn towards areas in the west, where there is currently a lack in firefighting personnel. Crews are currently working on mobilizing the fire and protecting structures that are in the fire's path.

Drivers should expect delays on I-90. US 2/Stevens and US 12/White are closed due to wildfires.

Update: Sep. 10, 2022 5:55 p.m.

Washington State Department of Transportation announced that US 2 will remain closed through the weekend between Index and Skykomish.

Original: Sep. 10, 2022 2:19 p.m.

State fire mobilization is currently underway as firefighters work on containing the Bolt Creek Fire in Skykomish.

The Bolt Creek Fire started on Saturday morning around 5 a.m. and currently sits at 2,000 acres. A Type 2 Incident Management team has been issued for this fire.

A Level 3 Evacuation Notice (Go Now) was issued around Baring. A Level 2 Evacuation Notice (Get Ready) was given for those who live east of Index to Eagle falls.

US 2 is closed from milepost 31.7 to milepost 49. The road is only open to people evacuating. 

Approximately 300 to 400 homes are currently at risk. 

Cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

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