Crews Begin Mopping Up Washington Fire In Alpine County

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — UPDATE 9:00 a.m., Tuesday: The Washington Fire, located 3 miles south of Markleeville, California has burned 17,787 acres and is 56 percent contained as crews moved into mop-up mode Sunday. Estimated cost of fighting the fire is $9.3 million. With cooler temperatures and an increase in humidity over the past 24 hours, firefighters were able to make good progress on line construction. During the … Continue reading Crews Begin Mopping Up Washington Fire In Alpine County