The Owens Fire is located along the Owens River Road, which is east of Hwy. 395 in the June Lake area. Fire activity is minimal with dozer and handline completed. Crews continue mopping up.
As of 6:00 pm tonight, the road closures (Owens River Road between Big Springs Campground and Cashbaugh Ranch, Antelope Springs Road (3S05) between Cashbaugh Ranch and Antelope Springs) will be lifted.
At 6:00 pm tonight, the evacuation advisors will be lifted. This includes the Big Springs Campground, Inaja Ranch, and the Arcularius Ranch. Fire crews remain in the area, so please drive slowly for your and their safety.
Thanks to the response from numerous local agencies including Bureau of Land Management, Cal Fire, Mono County Sheriff, and numerous local fire agencies.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Tuesday July 31st, 2018 approx. 01:30 PM|
|Location||8 miles northeast of the town of Mammoth Lakes|
|Incident Commander||Gabe Gamino - ICT4|
|Incident Description||The Owens Fire Is Located Along The Owens River Road, Which Is East Of Hwy. 395 In The June Lake Area.|
|Coordinates||37.777 latitude, -118.873 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday August 04th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM|
Brush (2 feet)
Rapid initial attack operations were successful and were able to stabilize the previously escalating incident.