Level 3 Evacuations Ordered Near Jolly Mountain Fire

As the Jolly Mountain Fire continues to grow west of Cle Elum Level 3 evacuations were ordered on Wednesday for over 150 residents.

The fire started Aug. 11 as the result of a lightning strike and as of Wednesday consumed over 8,000 acres.

Authorities say nearly 400 firefighters are battling the blaze and are getting help from four helicopters.