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Fire east of Lone Pine

Sunday morning, fire broke out somewhere near the Lone Pine dump and spread north and south, whipped by extremely high winds.  Lone Pine Fire Chief Leroy Kritz said that eight agencies responded.  At 6pm Sunday, the fire had calmed way down and crews were being released. Fire Chief Kritz said he and others are not […]

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Fire destroys Lone Pine home, resident dies at work location

At 3:30 Monday morning, fire broke out in a home on Mt. Whitney Drive in Lone Pine.  Within minutes across town, a resident of that home working the graveyard shift collapsed and died at Southern Inyo Hospital. This tragic story started with the house fire and continues with an investigation. According to the Inyo Sheriff’s […]

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