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Update on Georges Fire

USFS news release Georges Fire The Georges Fire is a lightning-caused fire that started on July 8 north of Lone Pine, west of Manzanar National Historic Site, and south of Bairs Creek. The fire was actively suppressed along the Owens Valley to protect life and property such as Whitney Portal, Lone Pine, and Manzanar National […]

 
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Whitney Portal area evacuation lifted

USFS news release Georges Fire Evening Update Lone Pine, CA, July 11, 2018 – The Georges Fire (lightning-caused) is currently at 2,883 acres and is 42% contained. The fire is in Unified Command with SoCal Team 3, a Type 2 incident management team (assigned to the Inyo National Forest), CAL FIRE and the Inyo Sheriff’s […]

 
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Georges Fire at 10 percent contained

Georges Fire Update -Monday night The Georges Fire has grown to an estimated 2,500 acres and is 10% contained. The Inyo National Forest, CALFIRE (who also manages fire response for Bishop BLM Field Office lands as well as private lands), and Inyo County Sheriff are in Unified Command. Today, erratic winds challenged the initial fireline […]

 
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