The first active fire in the Cascades National Park since 2007

Nakia Creek Fire explodes amid powerful winds, forcing thousands of evacuations in Washington State

Nakia Creek Fire spreads to nearly 9,000 acres in Washington state

More than 8,300 people were ordered to evacuate in the North Cascades region in eastern Washington state. The communities of Mount Edgerton, North Cascades Highway, and Othello were evacuated.

Nakia Creek Fire burns to near 9,000 acres in Washington state.

Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington opened for the day under the cover of a winter storm, with its trails packed with skiers and snowboarders for the first time in six weeks.

The Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington opened for the day under the cover of a winter storm, with its trails packed with skiers and snowboarders for the first time in six weeks.

A fire was burning in Nakia Creek Park on Sunday afternoon amid strong winds and dry conditions, prompting the evacuation of 9,300 people in the Mount Baker area of Washington State. The National Weather Service reported winds gusting to 90 mph and temperatures falling to 15 degrees.

The area saw a record low on Saturday night, including the previous coldest night in the past three years.

There was a fire in the Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington, and it was the first active fire in the park since 2007. Smoke from the fire was seen from Mount Edgerton, and one of the trails to the Mount Baker ski resort was closed, according to the National Park Service.

Mount Baker Resort announced that they were cancelling all of their 2017 season activities, including the lodge and the ski lift, until further notice due to the risk posed by the fire, and said it was “making contingency plans to help our guests as best we can.”

The Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington opened for the day under the cover of a winter storm, with its trails packed with skiers and snowboarders for the first time in six weeks.

Nakia Creek Fire burns to near 9,000 acres in Washington state.

Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington opened for the day under the cover of a winter storm, with its trails packed with skiers and snowboarders for the first time in six weeks.

More than 8,300 people were evacuated in the North Cascades region in eastern Washington state. The communities of Mount Edgerton, North Cascades Highway, and Othello were evacuated.

Nakia Creek Fire spreads to nearly 9,000 acres in Washington state.

Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington opened for the day under the cover of a winter storm, with its trails packed with skiers and snowboarders for the first time in six weeks.

Cascades National Park in Eastern Washington opened for the day under the cover of a winter storm, with its trails packed with

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