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Current Fires between Lone Pine & Big Pine

Postby CSF » Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:50 am

I thought I might pass this along incase anyone was planning a trip this way.

We had some lightning caused fires yesterday between Lone Pine and Big Pine. Here's a link about it.

fire info

It's extremely dry out here folks, please be careful!



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Postby SteveB » Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:45 am

Just read about that! Let's hope the firefighters can stamp these out quickly before it mars too much of the beautiful Eastern Sierra landscape!
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Postby KathyW » Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:02 pm

Sometimes fires need to happen, but let's hope nobody gets hurt in the process.
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Postby SSSdave » Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:45 pm

Whatever they did to knock out those fires, I'm saying thankyou thankyou!

I backpacked into a remote Kern basin area of Sequoia NP Friday when those T-storms were active and then the next day noticed lots of smoke and haze mainly to the east. After climbing 7000+ feet to get into the special area I intended to photograph, I was distressed with thoughts all my effort lugging a huge weight was once again going to be for naught due to smoke. But the next morning winds changed from southeast to northwest and skies cleared nicely. That afternoon and the next were just beautiful clear blue skies with a few pm clouds that allowed me to work under fine conditions. ...David
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