Wildfire near Chuckanut Mountain threatening 4 homes

Google Earth map showing location of Chuckanut Mountain

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. -- Firefighters are battling a new wildfire that was discovered in Whatcom County near Chuckanut Mountain Tuesday evening.

The fire, dubbed the "Burnout Road Fire" was at about 30 acres Wednesday morning and is threatening four homes, the Department of Natural Resources tweeted.

Some firefighters are already on the scene, and more are on the way, DNR says.

There is no word what started the fire.

A Red Flag Warning for extreme wildfire conditions remains in effect for that area through at least Thursday.

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