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Iris Fire

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

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News Releases — Iris Fire

Iris Fire Final Daily Update for July 28, 2020 Released: 7/28/2020
Iris Fire- Final Update   Size: 120 acres Containment: 93% Location: East of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: Sagebrush, pinyon/juniper Cause: Lightning   Update:...
Iris Fire Daily Update for July 27, 2020 Released: 7/27/2020
Iris Fire- Daily Update    Size: 120 acres Containment: 90% Location: East of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: Sagebrush, pinyon/juniper Cause: Lightning...
Iris Fire Daily Update for July 26, 2020 Released: 7/26/2020
Update: Overnight, fire activity remained minimal. Crews continue to hold and improve containment lines around the fire perimeter. Most of the fire has good containment lines. The focus remains on...
Iris Fire Daily Update for July 25, 2020 Released: 7/25/2020
Iris Fire- Daily Update   Size: 170 acres (estimated)  Containment: 60%  Location: east of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground  Fuels: sagebrush, pinyon/ juniper  ...
Iris Fire Evening Update for July 24, 2020 Released: 7/24/2020
Iris Fire- Evening Update   Size: 170 acres (estimated) Containment: 60% Location: east of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: sagebrush, pinyon/ juniper Cause: Lightning ...
Iris Fire Morning Update for July 24, 2020 Released: 7/24/2020
Iris Fire-Morning Update   Size: 170 acres (estimated) Containment: 60% Location: east of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: sagebrush, pinyon/ juniper Cause: Lightning  ...
Iris Fire, 7/23/2020, Evening Update Released: 7/23/2020
   Iris Fire Update7/23/20, evening update  Size: 170 acres (estimated) Containment: 60% Location: east of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: sagebrush, pinyon/ juniper Cause:...
Iris Fire Update, 07/23/20, 8:00 am Released: 7/23/2020
 Iris Fire Update:Size: 170 acres (estimated) Containment: 20% Location: east of Rock Creek Road, near Iris Meadows Campground Fuels: sagebrush, pinyon/ juniper Cause: Lightning Update: Last night,...
Iris Fire Evacuations Released: 7/23/2020
Closures: The Rock Creek Road is closed. All campgrounds in the Rock Creek Canyon have been evacuated. This includes Mosquito Creek, Rock Creek, Upper Pine Grove, Pine Grove, East Fork, Big Meadows,...
Iris Fire, Evening Update, July 22 Released: 7/22/2020
Iris Fire Evening UpdateToday, fire crews and aircraft worked to aggressively suppress the Iris Fire, located east of the Rock Creek Road near Iris Meadows Campground. The fire is estimated to be 125...