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Mountain View Fire

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Bishop Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
Bishop, CA 93514

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Mountain View Fire Update for November 20, 2020

Mountain View Fire Wildfire
News – 11/20/2020


Email:                   Twitter: @MonoSheriffs, @BLMca Phone:  661-448-7621                                           Incident Website:
Facebook:                                     SHAPE  · MERGEFORMAT Incident Information: Fire Size:  20,879 acres                  Containment: 20% Crews:  6               Engines:  24               Dozers:  2               Water Tenders:  3                      Helicopters:  2 Total Personnel:  313 Current Situation: The fire remains at 20, 879 acres.  There was smoldering overnight in the fire area, mainly in the Eastside Land dump area near Walker.  There is an area showing heat in the Desert Creek area of heavy fuels on the northeast corner of the fire perimeter.  Firefighters will dig a handline around this area and monitor it carefully.  The main work is in mopping up the fire perimeter, patrolling and starting suppression repair work.  We ask evacuated residents for your support and continued patience in returning to your homes.  The down powerlines among the homes are the main challenge and Liberty Utility Company is working hard in addressing this danger.  Mono county is also doing a hazard assessment in the residential areas affected. Today’s winds are expected to be light out of the southwest at 6 mph.  Fuel moisture recovery is good and temperatures will reach the low 50s today.  Little fire activity is expected. Bureau of Land Management, Mono County Sheriff’s Office and the Antelope Valley Fire Department are in Unified Command on the Mountain View Fire and California Incident Management Team 11 is managing the fire. Please note that there will now be one update per day but InciWeb will continue to be updated as new information becomes available. Damage Assessment: Mono County’s initial damage assessment has been completed and can be accessed at   Evacuations / Closures: The Mono County Sheriff’s Office has lifted the evacuation order for residents on the westside of U.S. Hwy 395 N. The evacuation order for east of U.S. Hwy 395 N from Eastside Lane to Cunningham Lane remains in effect. Approximately 400 residents are affected by evacuation orders. The order will be reassessed in 24 hours. An area closure and restrictions are in effect.  Evacuation Center:  Shelter assistance and a Temporary Evacuation Point has been established at: Carson Valley Inn 1627 U.S. Hwy 395 N Minden, NV  89423 Phone: 775-782-9711   Note that you are not required to report to the Temporary Evacuation Point. However, if you do, please check in first with the American Red Cross to obtain a voucher for your stay. The Red Cross is maintaining a wait list for residents.   Assistance: Residents in need of bottled water can go to the Walker General Store or the Meadow Cliff Lodge.   Walker General Store                                                                     Meadow Cliff Lodge 106651 US Highway 395                                                                110437 US Highway 395 Coleville, CA 96107                                                                           Coleville, CA 96107