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Walker Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 8/31/2015

Approximate Location

37.878 latitude, -119.159 longitude

Incident Overview


Walker Fire Contained

The Walker Fire is 100% contained today and in patrol status.

The following areas are opened or reopening:

  • The Parker Lake Road (1S25)
  • The Walker Lake Road (1N17)
  • The Sawmill Canyon Road (1S24)
  • All spur roads associated with these main roads
  • The trail to Mono Pass (trailhead is at Walker Lake)
  • The Upper Horse Meadows Road (1N16)
  • The Gibbs Road (1N18)
  • The 1N06 Road

Many of the fires the Inyo National Forest fire crews are responding to are human-caused fires. Please remember, do your part to prevent your wildfires. Maintain your vehicles, be sure you are towing your boat or trailer safely, and follow the forest’s fire restrictions. Do your part: one less spark, one less wildfire.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseHuman-caused, Under Investigation
Date of OriginFriday August 14th, 2015 approx. 09:31 PM

Current Situation

Size3,676 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateMonday August 31st, 2015 approx. 12:00 PM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and Under story)

Short Grass (One Foot)

Brush (Two Feet)

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Unit Information

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Inyo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
351 Pacu Lane
Suite 200
Bishop, CA 93514
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