Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

CAUSE OF FIRE NEAR STAIRCASE RELEASED

July 25, 2008, 8:14 am
The U.S. Forest Service says the brush fire Monday night off the road to the Staircase area of Olympic National Park was human caused. According to a news release, the fire, dubbed the East Cushman Fire, was contained before it reached one-tenth of an acre in size. An abandoned campfire ring at its origin indicated that the ignition was human caused.