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Schaeffer Fire at 61 percent containment

Schaeffer Fire Containment Now at 61%  June 14, 2017 Morning Update  Acres Burned: 16.002                                               Structures Threatened:13 Containment: 61%                                                    Injuries: 5 (minor) Personnel: 1,039                                                        Fuel Type: Brush, timber, heavy dead and down Start Date: June 24, 2017 ***A Forest closure order for the fire area, including all roads and trails is in affect and will remain […]

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Update on Schaeffer, other California fires

Schaeffer Fire Progresses East into Upper Rattlesnake Canyon July 9, 2017 Morning Update Acres Burned: 14,342                                                           Structures Threatened: 13 Containment: 11%                                                                 Injuries: 1 minor Personnel: 798                                                                      Fuel Type:Brush, timber, heavy dead and down Start Date: June 24   ***A Forest closure order for the area of the fire, including all roads and trails has been […]

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Update on smoke from Schaeffer fire

Press release Please see that attached air quality report for the Schaeffer Fire. [pdf-embedder url=”http://sierrawave.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/smokeupdate.pdf”] The plume from the fire was very visible yesterday afternoon in the Olancha/ Pearsonville area. The smoke settled under inversion throughout the Owens Valley last night. There is light smoke lifting out with the inversion in Bishop. The fire is […]

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Reds Meadow Rd. opened to walkers, bicyclists; update on Schaeffer Fire

Press releases The Inyo National Forest is currently permitting pedestrians and bicycles to use the Reds Meadow Road. The road remains closed to cars and other vehicles except administrative traffic. The road had been previously closed for pedestrian and bike traffic  for safety because of maintenance work, hazard tree falling, and other intensive work along […]

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