The Bison Fire Now At 300 Acres…20 Homes Evacuated

Gardnerville, CA…The fire has been named the Bison Fire. It is 300 acres in size and growing. Firefighting efforts are in a unified command with East Fork Fire and Paramedic Districts and BLM.

Current resources committed to this fire:

22 engines
2 air tankers
3 helicopters
3 Dozers
3 water tenders
120 Firefighters

At this time 20 residents have been either evacuated or have been asked to evacuate. Additional crews have been ordered.

No damage to structures or injuries have been reported.