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Monday, February 19, 2018

Pleasant Valley Fire Near Bishop

UPDATE 8:15pm: Hwy 395 closed at Brockman / Hwy 6 closed at Rudolph Rd- north closure and Wye Road- south closure.
Laws Poleta Rd is closed from Laws to East Line Street 
UPDATE 5:20pm: MANDATORY Evacuations in the following areas: Rudolph Ranch, Highlands, Glenwood, Rite Aid Complex, Bear Creek, Meadow Creek, Dixon Lane- all housing areas between North Sierra Highway/ Dixon Lane/ Brockman, Five Bridges, Fish Slough, and Laws.
Sheltering will be at the Fair Grounds in Bishop. 
UPDATE: Voluntary Evacuations are currently for Five Bridges and Fish Slough 
URGENT: Fire near Pleasant Valley Campground, we’re hearing it’s approximately 100 acres. Evacuated areas: Pleasant Valley Pit Campground and Pleasant Valley Campground.
It is important for the public to stay away from the fire - including areas near Brockman Lane, Dixon Lane, and surrounding DWP roads. First Responders need complete access to fire areas.
At this point we are not aware of any threatened homes. We will keep you posted!
Agencies assisting: CAL FIRE San Bernardino/Inyo/Mono UnitIndependence Fire DistrictU.S. Forest Service - Inyo National ForestBishop Fire Department, CHP Bishop, Caltrans District 9, Lone Pine Fire, Mono County Sheriff's Office, and Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department
*Photos provided by CHP - Bishop

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