Bolt Creek Wildfire Update, September 12th, 2022 @ 9:00AM

September 12th, 2022 @ 9:00 AM: 

Officials estimate approximately 7,600 – 8,000 acres have burned as of Monday morning. There have been no significant changes to the fire. No deaths or injuries have been reported.

U.S. 2 is still closed from Milepost 32 to Milepost 50. Use caution when driving on U.S. 2, particularly when encountering fire-fighting vehicles headed to and from wildfire areas.

Sultan School District will be closed today, Monday, September 12th. No preschool, No out-of-district transportation. Due to unhealthy air quality and impacted students and staff the Sultan School District will be closed on Monday, September 12. Post HERE.

Evacuation Levels:

There have been no significant changes to the fire through the day. The fire remains active, evacuation notices remain the same.

  • Level 3 (GO now!): Index
  • Level 2 (Set): Between Index and Zeke’s
  • Level 1 (Ready): Zeke’s to Gold Bar east city limits

Only about 50% of the people asked to evacuate for #boltcreekfire in Snohomish County have taken that advice. We ask that they reconsider. The fire remains active. We need everybody’s help protecting lives today.

There have been no reports of deaths or injuries in the Bolt Creek Fire.

Please help keep 9-1-1 lines open for emergencies with an immediate threat to life or property.

September 10th, 2022 @ 09:00 PM:

  • Residents of Index were sent a wireless emergency alert from Sky Valley Fire at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, informing them that they are under a GO! (Level 3) evacuation notice.
  • A Go! Notice means you need to evacuate from the area immediately. There is no time for delay. See map below for alert area