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Larry Myrold, MLFD

Tribute to a fallen hero from the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department Chief on loss of Larry Myrold

[Moving Tribute From the Mammoth Lakes Fire Department to a Fallen Hero] Many of you are aware that Larry Myrold was involved in a terrible accident last Saturday in the Smith Valley. We are deeply saddened to report that he succumbed to his injuries last night (Tuesday, March 2) at approximately 10:30PM. Here are a […]

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Man in car found deceased in Footloose parking lot on Friday, January 29, 2021

(Mammoth Lakes Police Department 01/30/2021) On January 29th, 2021, at about 12:40 P.M., Mammoth Lakes police officers were dispatched to the Footloose parking lot for an unconscious male sitting in his vehicle. The adult male was not visible until someone removed the snow from his windows. Mammoth Lakes police officers, Mono County paramedics, and the […]

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Information on Kidde recall for fire extinguishers

News release from Mammoth Lakes Fire Department Kidde has recently issued a recall for fire extinguishers with plastic handles and certain push button “pindicator” extinguishers, due to failure to discharge and the nozzle becoming clogged, which has caused at least one death. In addition, the extinguisher may require excessive force to activate and the nozzle […]

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Man dies in San Joaquin River

Mono County Sheriff’s Department press release On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding an adult male who had jumped into the San Joaquin River at Lower Rainbow Falls, which is located in Red’s Meadow in Madera County. It was reported that the male was floating […]

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Falling trees damage structures in Mammoth Lakes

MLFPD press release On Thursday, February 18, 2016 there were two incidents of falling trees that damaged structures as a result of the strong winds that were associated with the storm that left in excess of a foot of snow in town. The Mammoth Lakes Fire Department, Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Mono County Paramedics all […]

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Mammoth Fire receives donation, seeks Firefighter Academy candidates

Press releases MAMMOTH LAKES, CA- Invisible Fence® Brand of Knoxville, Tenn, a company that has donated more than 11,500 pet oxygen masks to fire departments and first responders, has donated a pet oxygen mask kit to Mammoth Lakes Fire Protection District. The donation was provided by the Invisible Fence of California dealership, based out of […]

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Jerry Rupp: 1939-2015

Gerald C. Rupp, age 75, resident of Bishop for 29 years, born in Monterey Park on November 7, 1939 Passed away on May 17, 2015 at Northern Inyo Hospital. Jerry grew up in Los Angeles surrounding areas and graduated from Manual Arts High School in 1958. He entered service in March 1958 with the US […]

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Billy Anderson: 1947-2013

William (Billy) Karg Anderson, passed away in San Diego on December 6th, 2013 due to complications from brain cancer. Billy was born on March 9th, 1947 in Akron Ohio to late parents Don and Louise Anderson. He lived in Mammoth Lakes and Corona Beach Mexico, and spent the better part of the last few months […]

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Fire Prevention Week: valuable advice

Fire Is Everyone’s Fight  (Press Release from Mammoth Fire Division Chief Thom Heller) Mammoth Lakes Fire Department would like to take this opportunity during National Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12) to urge all community members to replace batteries in smoke alarms, make sure that all heating appliances are ready for winter operation, and to practice […]

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