Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Jasonicfederation wrote: Thu Jun 13, 2024 12:15 pm Currently have a Huey and a Skycrane working on the fire.
Interestingly there's also a Citation 550 orbiting the fire out of Durango. I initially thought it might be one of DFPC's MMA, but those are PC-12s and the registration of the Citation appears to be a shell corp. I guess it could be a contracted plane by the USFS.
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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Latest update, 86% contained now and 739 acres:

https://inciweb.wildfire.gov/incident-p ... 06-18-2024
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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Thanks for the update. I was camping in the area about the same time or just prior to the fire. All of the deadfall in the area was completely dry and prime for burning. I’m glad to see they’re finally getting a hold of it.
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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Skimo95 wrote: Tue Jun 18, 2024 11:55 am Thanks for the update. I was camping in the area about the same time or just prior to the fire. All of the deadfall in the area was completely dry and prime for burning. I’m glad to see they’re finally getting a hold of it.
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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

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Wimyers wrote: Tue Jun 18, 2024 12:06 pm
Skimo95 wrote: Tue Jun 18, 2024 11:55 am Thanks for the update. I was camping in the area about the same time or just prior to the fire. All of the deadfall in the area was completely dry and prime for burning. I’m glad to see they’re finally getting a hold of it.
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Re: Lake County fire near Twin Lakes (11 Jun 24)

Post by Dave B »

A lot of fire starts in the past two days, especially in UT and NM. Think we might be headed for a bad fire year unless we get a banger of a monsoon season.
Make wilderness less accessible.
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