June 25, 2014
If you're seeing smoke near Cashmere, that's a 35 acre blaze up Hay Canyon. It was reported around 4:25 p.m. today, burning through grass, brush and light timber. No word yet that any structures or homes are threatened.
Cashmere Fire District 6, State DNR and U.S. Forest Service are responding. Two rotors are currently fighting the fire, with three 20-person hand crews en route.
The cause is not yet known. We will keep you updated as further developments become available.