Caldor Fire at 210,259 Acres, 25% Contained, 811 Structures Destroyed, Firefighters Continue Herding Fire

Caldor Fire at 210,259 Acres, 25% Contained, 811 Structures Destroyed, Firefighters Continue Herding Fire

Grizzly Flats, CA…Calmer winds and return of moderate humidity to some areas of the fire reduced activity overnight however spotting and fire spread still occurred along the northern edge of the fire.  Firefighters will work today to bolster lines where large pockets of previously unburned fuel threaten existing control lines.  Damage inspection is in progress […]

Caldor Burns On, 204,390 Acres, 20% Contained, 729 Structures Destroyed, 4,224 Personnel

Caldor Burns On, 204,390 Acres, 20% Contained, 729 Structures Destroyed, 4,224 Personnel

Stateline, NV…Evacuation Warnings, Effective Immediately, Douglas County, Nevada.  Douglas County is asking the following communities to be on the alert and start preparing for potential evacuations. Evacuations have not been ordered for the following areas at this time; however, there is potential for evacuation warnings to heighten to evacuation orders in the near future. The […]

Some Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted as of August 30, 3:26pm on Western Edge

Some Caldor Fire Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted as of August 30, 3:26pm on Western Edge

Grizzly Flats, CA…Caldor Status Updates as Evacuation Orders Downgraded and Evacuation Warnings Lifted (August 30, 3:26PM). Effective Immediately El Dorado County and Amador County. The following Evacuation Orders have been downgraded to Evacuation Warnings in El Dorado County: Pipi – East of North South Road from Omo Ranch to Cat Creek and east to Highway […]

Evacuation Orders Hit Alpine County Again as They Recover from the Tamarack Fire

Evacuation Orders Hit Alpine County Again as They Recover from the Tamarack Fire

Markleeville, CA…The latest from the Caldor Fire as portions of Alpine County are now under mandatory evacuations. Highway 89 south from Luther Pass Road to Pickett’s Junction, (Highway 88) West on Highway 88 to Kirkwood. This includes Kirkwood resort and Caples Lake. Click below for interactive information… Evacuation Warning: Highway 88 at Forestdale Road. West […]

Tamarack Wildfire Reaches 82% Containment & Fire Operations Return to Local Control

Tamarack Wildfire Reaches 82% Containment & Fire Operations Return to Local Control

Markleeville, CA…Special Notes: The Rocky Mountain Type 1 Incident Management Team will transition command of the fire to the Sierra Front Type 3 Team 1 tonight. Both teams thank the local communities for their hospitality and assistance. Current Situation: Portions of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest currently have Stage II fire restrictions. With dry, windy weather […]

Sorry, Forest Service: Fire is NOT Our Friend ~Congressman Tom McClintock

Sorry, Forest Service: Fire is NOT Our Friend ~Congressman Tom McClintock

Washington, DC…It is dangerous nonsense to “monitor” incipient fires in today’s forest tinderbox, even if they seem to pose no immediate danger. No person in his right mind would “monitor” a rattlesnake curled up in his bedroom because it isn’t doing much of anything. He would kill it before it does. In our national forests, […]

Portion of the Pacific Crest Trail Closed by Tamarack Fire Reopens July 31

Portion of the Pacific Crest Trail Closed by Tamarack Fire Reopens July 31

Carson City, NV…Forest officials on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest will reopen a portion of the Pacific Crest Trail that was closed due to the Tamarack Fire. The Pacific Crest Trail between California State Route 88 and California State Route 4 (Ebbetts Pass) will reopen Saturday, July 31 at 12:01 a.m. “While we’re reopening this portion […]

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