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Tuesday update: Pleasant Fire at 35 percent containment

News release PLEASANT FIRE Tuesday morning update Pleasant Fire Update Date: 2/20/2018 Time: 7:00 AM STATUS Incident Start Date: 2/18/2018 Incident Start Time: 2:12 P.M. Incident Type: Wildland Fire Cause: Under Investigation Incident Location: Inyo County Expected Containment: Unknown Total Acreage: 2,250 Containment: 35% Firefighter Injuries: 0 Civilian Injuries: 0 Structures Threatened: 0 Structures Destroyed: […]

 
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CAL FIRE Chief Melendrez thanked for great effort

Press release CAL FIRE Division Chief Paul Melendrez of the Owens Valley Division was recently recognized by Mono County District Two Supervisor Fred Stump and Fire Chief Dave Doonan of the White Mountain Volunteer Fire Department. Chief Melendrez, along with a crew from the Mono County Road Department quickly acted on a residential structure fire off Highway […]

 
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Update on California wildfires

News release More than 9500 firefighters continue to battle 24 large wildfires in California. Showers and thunderstorms will continue in Northern California today. Most of the showers and thunderstorms will be north of Weaverville in the west, and over the higher terrain throughout the north and east. Thunderstorms will be producing rainfall, but dry strikes and new […]

 
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Update: BLM, CalFire fire restrictions

BLM press release BLM Announces Temporary Fire Restrictions for the Eastern Sierra BISHOP, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is implementing temporary fire restrictions on all public lands managed by the Bishop Field Office in Inyo and Mono counties, effective July 28. The restrictions will remain in effect until November 6, or until […]

 
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Fire in Bishop destroys vehicles, damages building

Bishop Police Department press release Early morning Sunday, June 5, 2016, at approximately 0322 hours, units from the Bishop Fire Department as well as the Bishop Police Department responded to the area of the 100 block of Edwards Street off West Line Street for a reported residential structure fire. Upon arrival, units found a multi-residential […]

 
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Special meeting of the Unified Command on drought and fire

A significant drought in the West points to potential and serious fire danger.  That’s why the Unified Command of Inyo County held a special meeting Thursday.  Head of the Command, Inyo Sheriff’s Lieutenant Jeff Hollowell confirmed that there is a severe risk for this summer and that’s why planners, first responders and agencies put their […]

 
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