Fire burns in timber near Newhalem on Sunday, Aug. 23. Firefighters from Whatcom County and elsewhere were assigned to protect buildings in the town.
Fire burns in timber near Newhalem on Sunday, Aug. 23. Firefighters from Whatcom County and elsewhere were assigned to protect buildings in the town. South Whatcom Fire Authority Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald
Fire burns in timber near Newhalem on Sunday, Aug. 23. Firefighters from Whatcom County and elsewhere were assigned to protect buildings in the town. South Whatcom Fire Authority Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Wildfires near Newhalem spreading southeast

August 24, 2015 09:31 AM