US-12 closed in both directions through the weekend due to wildfire

WENATCHEE, Wash. — If you are driving near the White Pass Summit on US-12, you may need to change your travel plans.

Both directions of US-12 between Packwood and White Pass Summit will be closed through the weekend as crews work on a wildfire burning in the area.

WSDOT-SW says to avoid the area so emergency vehicles can access the roads to help crews get there.