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Power Returned after Big Rig Crashes into Mt. Whitney Motel in Lone Pine; Motel was in Flames

[UPDATE NOTE FROM LADWP ON POWER OUTAGE: (August 1, 2020) Approximately 100 residential and 4 commercial/business customers were without power due to a traffic accident that occurred overnight.It was restored by 6PM this evening.] ORIGINAL REPORT OF INCIDENT FROM INYO COUNTY SHERIFF, FOLLOWED BY OFFICIAL REPORT OF COLLISION NEWS RELEASE  FROM CHP – BISHOP OFFICE […]

 
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UPDATE: Inyo Board of Supes Ask CDFW to Open Fishing Season A.S.A.P.

[UPDATE 5/26/2020 to Original Post on May 22, 2020: Inyo County Supervisors’ Poised to Ask State to Open Fishing Season…”) At this morning’s Inyo County Board Meeting, in a 4-1 vote, the board approved a letter to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife on a motion by Second District Supervisor, Jeff Griffiths, seconded by […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions

(News Release May 13, 2020 from U.S. Forest Service, Inyo National Forest) National Forest Enters Fire Restrictions Inyo National Forest is implementing fire restrictions effective on all Inyo National Forest lands. “We want to support a strong fire prevention program, limiting human-caused fires, to keep our firefighters healthy and ready for when we need them […]

 
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Inyo National Forest Seeks Input for Eastern Sierra Fire Restoration and Maintenance Project

News Release November 22, 2019 Twitter: @inyo-NF The Inyo National Forest is seeking input on the proposed Eastern Sierra Fire Restoration and Maintenance Project. The purpose of this project is to restore natural fire regimes by reintroducing fire in forest ecosystems. Prescribed fire would be used to restore critical ecological processes to their natural range […]

 
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Make Yourself Useful: Train To Become A Volunteer EMT

By Charles James Have a little time on your hands and are willing to learn something new that might make a real difference in someone’s life? Even saving one. Well, you can! The life you might save could be the life of a neighbor, a friend, a mother, father, grandparent, brother, sister or a child. Become an Emergency […]

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Fire closes US 395 north of Bridgeport

From Caltrans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        UPDATE US-395 CLOSED FROM SR-108 TO COLEVILLE BRIDGEPORT — The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to inform the traveling public that US-395 has closed from the north end of the town of Bridgeport, to the south end of Coleville, and at the junction of US-395 and State […]

 
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Update on Pleasant Fire

News release From CALFIRE UPDATE: 12:26am: Evacuations are still in place. There will be a meeting at 8:00 am to re-evaluate the evacuations. Flames are no longer visible from inside The Glenwood Mobile Estates. Winds have died down compared to earlier in the evening. UPDATE 8:15pm: Hwy 395 closed at Brockman / Hwy 6 closed […]

 
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Chris Fire forces full closure of US 395 north of Bridgeport

Chris Fire Burns an Estimated 200 Acres Bridgeport, Calif., Nov. 13, 2017 – The 200-acre Chris Fire is actively burning on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest’s Bridgeport Ranger District west of US Highway 395 about five miles north of Sonora Junction, near Chris Flat Campground. The fire is actively burning in grass, brush, and timber. U.S. Route […]

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Fire destroys laundry facility at Furnace Creek

– Inyo County Sheriff’s Office press release Thusday evening at approximately 6:30 PM the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a structure fire in the Furnace Creek area of Death Valley National Park.  The Furnace Creek laundry facility located near the historic Furnace Creek Inn was completely engulfed in flames; Farabee’s Jeep Rental suffered […]

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‘John Fire’ : LADWP releases info on cause of fire

Update: Friday, September 30, 2011 The Department of Water and Power did reply to Sierra Wave’s questions about the start of the John Fire.  Public Information Officer Chris Plakos released this statement: “On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at about 1:30 p.m. a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crew was trimming brush around the […]

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