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Updates on Lions, Ferguson fires

News release North Fork, Calif., August 16, 2018 – Last night the fire was flown by aircraft using infrared imaging to get an accurate location and intensity of the fire. This information will be utilized to make more accurate maps of the fire lines and help in making tactical decisions. Smoke conditions increased yesterday with […]

 
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Friday update on Lions Fire, state fire summary

Lions Fire Update 8/10/18 The Lions Fire is estimated at 8,779 acres with 70% containment, for an increase of 68 acres. However, the fire could not be accurately mapped due to smoke inversion and growth is likely greater than what mapping reflects. There are 154 personnel committed to the fire, including 4 crews, and 4 […]

 
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Tioga Road reopens; Lions Fire at 70 percent containment

STATE ROUTE 120 HAS BEEN REOPENED BISHOP— The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is pleased to announce that Yosemite National Park administrators and fire managers have reopened Tioga Road through the park. Yosemite Valley is still closed to visitors and vehicles, however through passage along State Route 120 is now open. For the latest highway […]

 
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Saturday update: Lions Fire continues to grow

News releases The Lions Fire is estimated at 7,494 acres with 60% containment, showing an increase of 846 acres. There are 180 personnel committed to the fire, including 7 crews, 4 helicopters, and a pack string of mules from the Stanislaus National Forest. The most active portion of the fire remains on the western flank […]

 
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Thursday update on fires, smoke and roads

News releases Lions Fire Update The Lions Fire is estimated to be 6,530 acres and 60% contained, showing 1,074 acres of growth yesterday. Fire activity remains on the western flank, where the fire moved into heavier fuels and has spread upslope along the Cargyle Creek Drainage on the Sierra National Forest. Similar fire activity is […]

 
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Community meeting in Mammoth for Lions Fire

News releases Community Meeting Planned for the Lions Fire Smoke Advisory Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District Lions Fire and other wildfires including the Ferguson Fire Stage 2 Health Advisory Affected Area: Mammoth Lakes Smoke Sources: Lions Fire and other wildfires including the Ferguson Fire Based on air pollution levels at the Mammoth Lakes […]

 
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Sunday update on fires

Lions Fire Update (News release) The Lions Fire saw 10 acres of growth yesterday and is estimated to be 4,277 acres and 92% contained. The fire is burning in the Cargyle Creek area, south of Corral Meadow, on the Sierra National Forest. The fire is burning in an area that has seen up to 50% […]

 
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Update: Lions Fire shows new growth

USFS news release Lions Fire Update The Lions Fire is estimated to be 4,124 acres and 85% contained. The new growth is in the Cargyle Creek area, south of Corral Meadow, on the Sierra National Forest. The fire grew approximately 60 acres in size since it was reported to be active again. It is burning […]

 
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Update: Lions Fire at 4,000 acres, 60 percent contained

USFS news release Lions Fire Update 7-5-18 The Lions Fire showed no growth yesterday, and continues to be 4,000 acres and 60% contained. Crews remaining on the fire are reinforcing and securing the fireline, in order to ensure that it will hold as conditions become drier and hotter throughout the summer. Higher winds are projected […]

 
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Monday update: Lions Fire at 3,400 acres, 15 percent contained

Lions Fire Morning Update 7-2-18 Yesterday’s burn-out operations brought the Lions Fire to 3,575 acres and 35% containment. In a burn-out operation, firefighters introduce fire inside of containment lines and natural barriers, and allow it to move towards the approaching wildfire, thus depriving the approaching wildfire of fuel. Using this technique consumes fuels that otherwise […]

 
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