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Scotty’s Castle Visitor Center fire investigation inconclusive

The initial investigation into the cause of the fire at Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley National Park has recently concluded. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire) determined the fire began inside the Visitor Center. The investigation was not able to determine a cause of the fire. The fire started the night of […]

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Hundreds of historic Scotty’s Castle photographs published online

The historic site in Death Valley National Park is still closed undergoing renovation from the devastating flood in 2015 and more recently the devastating fire at Scotty’s Castle reported on Sierra Wave earlier this year. In this press release, the National Park service is letting the public, historians, and researchers know of a new photographic […]

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Fire at Scotty’s Castle Destroys One Historic Outbuilding, Damages Another, Says DVNP Press Release

DEATH VALLEY, CA – A fire destroyed the historic garage and damaged a second historic outbuilding at Scotty’s Castle on Thursday morning, April 22. The historic district in Death Valley National Park has been closed for ongoing repair work after extensive flood damage in 2015. Upon arriving at the worksite in the morning, construction contractors reported active fire within the […]

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Scotty’s Castle Update from Death Valley National Park Service

DEATH VALLEY, CA – It has been five years since a flash flood devastated historic structures and utilities at Scotty’s Castle in Death Valley National Park. The National Park Service (NPS) has completed several projects, but reopening is still about two years away. Scotty’s Castle and the adjacent road are closed to the public until […]

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