CA | Alabama Fire | AM Update

0146 PT | SATURDAY | JUNE 19, 2021 | UPDATE 1

The ALABAMA FIRE is located on Whitney Port Road and Hogback Road, northwest of Lone Pine (Inyo County), California that started on June 18, 2021, when the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the location about 24 hours. This is near the Alabama Hills Rec area.

Credit: CAL FIRE

At the early stages of the fire on Friday, the fire was reportedly at 10 acres consumed already with a moderate to dangerous rate of spread. Fire is burning on CAL FIRE DPA lands with threat to nearby Forest Service lands.

On Friday, fire management was in Unified Command with CAL FIRE and the Inyo National Forest.

At 1900 hours on Friday, the fire was reportedly at 419 acres with a 10% containment status.

Lead Agency: CAL FIRE – San Bernardino Unit. Incident Cooperators: CAL FIRE, Inyo National Forest, BLM, Olancha VFD, Big Pine VFD, Lone Pine VFD, Inyo Co SO, CHP, Independence VFD and LADWP.

This is a lightning-caused fire. More fire prone weather is due to the hit the area.

Other areas hit by wildfires are in Bairs Creek, where additional fire resources and assets were dispatched to.

No structures are under threat at the time of this post. No evacuations are in effect.

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