Weekend t-storms spark more than 25 wildfires

U.S. FOREST SERVICE NEWS RELEASE -- Numerous fires have been reported on the Cle Elum Ranger District. These fires are believed to be the result of lightning storms which passed through the area Saturday night and early Sunday Morning.
 
More than twenty five fires are known at this time with additional reports coming in as the day progresses.
 
Each fire will be evaluated as to its threat to human safety and staffed accordingly.
 
A Type II Incident Management Team has been ordered and will assume control of these fires today, Monday September 10 2012.