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Fire on ridge near Alpers Ranch Photo courtesy Tim Alpers

Cause of Owens River Fire determined

United States Forest Service press release The Owens River Fire has been determined to have been caused by a re-ignition of the Clark Fire.  Specifically, fire investigators determined that the Owens River Fire ignited in a box canyon meadow near the Clark Fire from a layer of dense organic material that was smoldering beneath the […]

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GBAPCD issues health advisory for smoke

Stage 2 Health Advisory Affected Communities: Mammoth Lakes Smoke Source: Owens River Fire Based on air pollution levels between 1:00 AM and 9:00 AM PDT on September 18, 2016 a Stage 2 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for Mammoth Lakes. Smoke is being seen throughout Mono and Inyo Counties. Other communities may be impacted throughout the day. Due to elevated particulate […]

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