(Winthrop, WA) Mt. Barney Fire, near the head of Falls Creak was reported to be about 15 acres this afternoon. The fire, north of Winthrop Washington, lies about one mile from the boundary of the Pasayten Wilderness and is west/southwest of the 2003 Farewell Fire. Smoke from the fire is visible from Winthrop, Washington.
Smokejumpers responded to the fire last night and firefighting resources now include a hotshot crew, rapellers, smokejumpers and air support.
To report a fire, please call 911 or 1-800-258-5990.