Scenes From The Washington Fire Aftermath (PHOTOS)

Staff Reports MARKLEEVILLE, Calif. — CVT reader Austin Glenn sent in the photos below from near his cabin along Wolf Creek, which was right in the middle of the Washington Fire – which started June 19 and was fully-contained earlier this month. The pictures were taken at the beginning of July, and most were taken on Wolf Creek Road or at the intersection of Wolf … Continue reading Scenes From The Washington Fire Aftermath (PHOTOS)

Final Washington Fire Update: 90 Percent Containment As Of July 3

Courtesy of the United States Forest Service MARKLEEVILLE, Calif. — The USFS issued an update on the Washington Fire Friday morning: Fire Facts: Fire Start Date: June 19, 2015 Location: 3 miles south of Markleeville, California. Size: 17,790 acres Percent Contained: 90% Cause: Lightning Incident Resources: 491 personnel, including 14 hand crews, 5 engines, 4 water tenders and 5 helicopters. Lost Time Injuries: 2 Estimated … Continue reading Final Washington Fire Update: 90 Percent Containment As Of July 3

Washington Fire 77 Percent Contained

Courtesy of the United States Forest Service MARKLEEVILLE, Calif: Fire Facts: Fire Start Date: June 19, 2015 Location: 3 miles south of Markleeville, California. Size: 17,790 acres Percent Contained: 77% Cause: Lightning Incident Resources: 667 personnel, including 22 hand crews, 12 engines, 6 water tenders and 6 helicopters. Lost Time Injuries: 2 Estimated Cost to Date: $ 11,000,000 General Announcements: Great Basin Team #4 will … Continue reading Washington Fire 77 Percent Contained