Fire near Alder Lake grows to 150 acres

A fire burning near Alder Lake has spread to 150 acres, the Forest Service said Monday.

The blaze started Aug. 11 west of Elbe, and has not required any evacuations.

The state Department of Natural Resources is fighting the fire with about 60 people.

Residents can learn more about the fire and ask questions at a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mineral School’s gymnasium building, 114 Mineral Road S.