(AP Photo/The Oregonian, Brent Wojahn)
September 7, 2012
Fire smolders in the forest along Hwy. 141 near Bingen, Wash., causing concern to home and property owners, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. A total of about 450 houses are threatened by the fire, and most of those residents have been told to be ready to flee if the fire heads their way. No homes have been lost, and no injuries have been reported.