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Owens Fire

Unit Information

Inyo National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Bishop, CA 93514

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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.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday July 31st, 2018 approx. 01:30 PM
Location8 miles northeast of the town of Mammoth Lakes
Incident CommanderGabe Gamino - ICT4
Incident DescriptionThe Owens Fire Is Located Along The Owens River Road, Which Is East Of Hwy. 395 In The June Lake Area.
Coordinates37.777 latitude, -118.873 longitude

Current Situation

Size312 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday August 04th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Brush (2 feet)



Rapid initial attack operations were successful and were able to stabilize the previously escalating incident.

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