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– 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 some minor damage.  No injuries were reported.

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An investigator was requested through the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office to follow up on cause and origin; those details will be made available once the investigation concludes.

In addition to the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office the following agencies assisted: Beatty Volunteer Fire Department, Southern Inyo Volunteer Fire Department, and National Park Service.  California Highway Patrol provided traffic control.