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Dexter Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Fire Information
Phone: 530-605-7337
Hours: M-F 8 am - 8 pm

Highlighted Activity

07/26/2021 Dexter Fire Closure 05-04-51-21-20
July 26, 2021: New Dexter Fire Closure Order &
Closure - 07/26/2021
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The lightning-caused Dexter Fire was reported at 9:35 a.m. on July 12, 2021. It is located near Bald Mountain spring, located north of Owens River Road and east of Highway 395.  
            
Bald Mountain Springs Campground remains closed. Roads in the immediate vicinity are also closed to the public. Click on the closures tab for detailed closure information and a map.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginMonday July 12th, 2021 approx. 09:35 AM
Location15 miles NE of Mammoth Lakes Bald Mountain area north of Owen's River Road and east of Hwy 395
Incident CommanderPiper
Coordinates37.802 latitude, -118.874 longitude

Current Situation

Size2,965 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

brush, timber

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Thunderstorms are in the forecast this week.