Cascade Creek fire closes Mount Adams Wilderness



TROUT LAKE — The Forest Service announced Friday that access to the Mount Adams Wilderness in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest is closed due to the Cascade Creek fire.

The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail is closed from the Williams Mine to Potato Hill trailheads, according to Ken Sandusky of the Gifford Pinchot office in Vancouver.

More than 10,700 acres have burned and the fire has reached Horseshoe Meadow on the southwest side of the peak.