Bolt Creek Fire

Firefighters are making good progress against the Bolt Creek Fire in Washington state.

SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) — Highway 2 northeast of Seattle remains closed to all except local residents between the towns of Index and Skykomish as firefighters battle the Bolt Creek Fire.

The blaze had burned an estimated 15.9 square miles by Sunday night and has dropped rocks, trees and other debris onto the highway, according to the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center, The Seattle Times reported.

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