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Ponderosa Fire 8/22/2012

Feather Publishing
8/22/2012

The Ponderosa Fire is getting closer to Plumas County as it is spreading to the southeast and affecting many of our neighbors so we have begun online coverage of this fire as well.

The Ponderosa Fire is listed at 24,323 acres and is 50% contained.

50 structures have been destroyed.

Highway 44 will be opened today.

A hard closure remains on Forward Road at Manton Corners and Wilson Hill Road at Digger Creek.

Evacuation warnings have been issued for Highway 36 from Ponderosa Sky Ranch to Lassen Lodge and Mineral communities.

Evacuations for the following areas in Manton, Shingletown & Viola:
  • Canyon View Loop north of Hwy 36.
  • Forward Rd at Graham to the C Line
  • Forward Mill Rd from Rock Creek Rd to Forward Camp Rd
  • Rock Creek Rd from Manton Rd to Long Hay Flat Rd
  • All of Long Hay Flat Rd and Woodcutter Way
  • Southside of Highway 44 from Viola to Brush Oak
  • Northside of Hwy 44 from Viola to Alward
  • Hazen Rd area and South Power House Rd south of Manton
  • Hwy 44 at Brush Oak east to and including Viola, Plateau Pines, Starlight Pines and Lake McCumber area
  • South side of Hwy 44 from Viola to Brush Oak and on the north side of Hwy 44 from Viola to Alward.

    Evacuation warnings have been issued for Hwy 36 from Ponderosa Sky Ranch to Lassen Lodge communities.

  • Come back to our Wildfire page for futher updates...

    For more information click go to theĀ Calfire Ponderosa link.

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