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Glacier 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: 8 am - 8 pm

Highlighted Activity

07/26/2021 Dexter, Glacier and Lightning Fires update July 26
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News - 07/26/2021
This photo taken from the air shows the ridge where the Glacier Fire is burning.Image options: [ Full Size ]

The lightning-caused Glacier Fire was reported on 1:18 p.m. on Wednesday July 14, 2021 and is located on a ridge between Big Pine and Baker Creeks, west of Big Pine, California.

The Glacier Fire was declared contained at 6:13 pm on Friday July 23, 2021 and is now in patrol status.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginWednesday July 14th, 2021 approx. 01:18 PM
Locationbetween Big Pine and Baker Creeks, west of Big Pine, CA
Coordinates37.145 latitude, -118.42 longitude

Current Situation

Size41 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateFriday July 23rd, 2021 approx. 06:00 PM
Fuels Involved

brush, timber

Significant Events

The Glacier Fire was declared contained at 6:13 pm on Friday July 23, 2021.

Outlook

Remarks

Acreage reduced to 41 acres due to better mapping

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Thunderstorms are in the forecast this week and there is a flash flood watch in effect for Inyo County through this evening. For weather information, please visit the National Weather Service website at www.weather.gov/hnx/.