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Indian Fire 08/18/17

Indian Fire & Trail Closures Update for August 18

The fire continues to produce very minimal smoke as crews continue to mop-up hot spots. Pumps and hoselays are in place to continue securing handlines and protect nearby cabins in Long Canyon and Ninemile Creeks if needed. Mop-up operations continue on the southwest corner and south side of the fire. Two firefighters have reported illnesses but there […]

 
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Indian Fire & Smoke Update for August 17th

The Indian Fire continues burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness north of the Jordon Hot Springs at 8,400 feet. So far, this fire has consumed 2,267 acres. At the time of today’s press release, is 20% contained. Thanks to the hard work of 10 crews, 6 helicopters, 1 air attack fixed wing, and 275 personnel.  This […]

 
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Updates on Indian, Butte fires

The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District issued a Level 2 Smoke Alert for Olancha and a Level 1 Smoke Alert for Lone Pine and Keeler. http://www.gbuapcd.org/ Here’s the link for the smoke forecast for today: https://www.wildlandfiresmoke.net/outlooks/2017/CentralSierraFires#S News Release August 13, 2017 Media Contact: Deb Schweizer (760) 873-2427 debraaschweizer@fs.fed.us www.facebook.com/inyonf Twitter: @inyoinfo https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5469/   […]

 
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Updates on Indian, Butte Fires

Indian Fire Update   Fire Facts:   Size: 613 acres Cause: Appears to be lightning Containment: 0% Crews: 2 Fuel Type: Whitethorn/Jeffrey pine Aircraft: 3 helicopters Location: Golden Trout Wilderness north of the Jordon Hot Springs at 8,400 ft. Personnel: 52 Yesterday, the fire showed growth to the north and east and backed down and […]

 
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Fire restrictions lifted

Officials from the Inyo National Forest and Bishop Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management announced that Eastern Sierra fire restrictions put into place June 20 will be rescinded beginning today. Recent seasonal changes in the fuel moisture, combined with increased humidity and cooler night time temperatures, have prompted the lifting of fire restrictions […]

 
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