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Taboose Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Taboose Fire Information
Phone: 760-873-2427

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Taboose Fire Update

The Taboose Fire has been inactive in recent days. 

The fire remains 10,296 acres and at 85% containment. The western flank is in steep and inaccessible terrain in the John Muir Wilderness. Here the fire will be confined by either rain or snow or its spread will be stopped by rock barriers.

Visitors and residents may see smoke, especially along the Hwy. 395 corridor. Please do not report the smoke. Currently, the south, east, and north flanks are secure and there is no threat to life or property.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning/natural
Date of OriginWednesday September 04th, 2019 approx. 06:30 PM
LocationSouthwest of Big Pine and northwest of Aberdeen
Coordinates37.034 latitude, -118.345 longitude

Current Situation

Size10,296 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained85%
Estimated Containment DateWednesday October 16th, 2019 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

brush, short grass and timber

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Winds and low relative humidity this week.