Saturday, June 30, 2007

USFS update June 30

This is from the US Forest Service website

Saturday, June 30, 7:00 a.m., South Lake Tahoe, CA.

The cause of the Angora Fire is reported to be from a campfire. Currently there are no suspects. The Tip Hotline telephone number is (800) 468-4408.

El Dorado County Undersheriff Fred Kollar announced that effective 8:00 AM, Saturday, June 30, 2007, all remaining areas previously evacuated and closed due to the Angora Fire will be open to residents.

Resources: 38 hand crews, 73 engines, 4 Helicopters, 10 Water tenders, 2 Camp Crews, 239 Overhead, 1332 Persons

Containment: 80%

This is from the US Forest Service website as of the morning of June30, 2007

Fire Activity will be light today. Winds 5-10 mph, Temperatures in the mid 70s. Angora Ridge remains closed.

Nearing the Fourth of July holiday, looters and people using illegal fireworks in the Tahoe Basin remain a concern. Consequently, the Sheriff’s Office and the City of South Lake Tahoe Police Department will be strictly enforcing the fireworks prohibition.

Residents can expect heightened patrol in and around the burned areas.

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