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Lake Whatcom, Hertz Trail will be back open ahead of Labor Day weekend

Fire crews will continue battling fire using hand crews, aerial resources

The Baker River Hotshots, all wearing red safety hard hats, head to their trucks to head hom in a single line.
The Baker River Hotshots crew head to their trucks to head home for the night on Wednesday, Aug. 30 after fighting the Lake Whatcom Fire above Blue Canyon Road on the south end of the lake. (Andy Bronson/Cascadia Daily News)
By Audra Anderson Assistant Editor
SUDDEN VALLEY — Lake Whatcom has reopened to boaters as of 4 p.m. Thursday, fire officials said. T
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