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Mountain View Fire

Unit Information

Bishop Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Bishop, CA 93514

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FINAL UPDATE: The Mountain View fire was fully contained, 100%, on Dec. 11, 2020.


The Mountain View Fire is 70% contained at 20,385 acres.  Containment line has been secured around 70% of the fire perimeter; the remaining 30% is under snow.  Fire activity is minimal and confined to “ground fire”.  This means that stumpholes and underground roots are the only fuels actively burning.  Snow melt is aiding in extinguishing these materials.  Generally there are not enough surface fuels to support fire spread.  The remaining visible smokes are from individual burning pinyon trees well within the secured fire perimeter.

California Fire Management Team 11 will return management of the Mountain View fire to the hosting agencies:  Bureau of Land Management, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and Antelope Valley Fire Department today at 8 PM.  Mountain View firefighters will return home tomorrow.

Evacuations were lifted yesterday morning for remaining Antelope Valley residents.  Mono County will be updating the following website with recovery resources available to affected residents.  Please refer to it for current announcements of help and support:

The Mono County Public Information office is also managing a Facebook page with information and resources for Antelope Valley residents impacted by the Mountain View Fire.  It is linked to the webpage above: Note that bottled water is available for affected residents at the Walker General Store and Meadow Cliff Lodge.    

Unless significant changes occur, this will be the final update for the Mountain View Fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginTuesday November 17th, 2020 approx. 12:15 PM
LocationColeville, California in Mono County
Incident CommanderBureau of Land Management
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates38.515 latitude, -119.465 longitude

Current Situation

Size20,385 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, sagebrush and pinyon-juniper



Full containment reached on Dec. 11, 2020.