Inital Report: Donnell Fire Threatening Carson Iceberg & Emigrant Wilderness Areas

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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 05 August 2018

Initial DONNELL FIRE Report
August 5, 2018

Highway 108 Corridor Just West of Clarks Fork Road

Threatening Carson Iceberg & Emigrant Wilderness Areas



2018 FIRE SEASON II, September to November, Camp & Woolsey Fires

2018 FIRE SEASON I, July & August 2018, Ferguson-Carr-Mendo-Donnell Fires


Donnell Fire


Statewide Fire Map: Donnell Fire

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August 4, 2018

Latest Order

Mandatory Evacuations along Highway 108
Clarks Fork to Kennedy Meadows
August 4, 2018:

"As of 2 p.m. today the Tuolumne County Sheriff announced a mandatory evacuation from Clarks Fork to the Dardanelle Resort. An evacuation advisory has been announced from the Dardanelle Resort to Kennedy Meadows. Mandatory evacuations include homes on Clarks Fork, the Wagner housing tract, Forest Service campgrounds, Camp Liahona (Mormon Girls Camp) and the area between Clarks Fork and the Dardanelle Resort. There is an evacuation advisory for Highway 108 between the Dardanelle Resort and Kennedy Meadows."


Highway 108 Closed

12 miles East of Strawberry to Kennedy Meadows
Caltrans Highway 108







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Highway 108

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TYT-PCT Large Scale Carson Iceberg Trail Map showing Donnell Lake
Carson Iceberg Wilderness Backpacking Map
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TYT Large Scale West Carson Iceberg Trail Map showing Donnell Lake
West Carson Iceberg Wilderness Backpacking Map
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PCT Large Scale East Carson Iceberg
PCT across East Carson Iceberg Wilderness


TYT Detailed Map, Just a bit North of Donnell Lake
TYT Highland Creek at Spicer Meadow Reservoir to Clarks Fork Road


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Kennedy Meadows & Sonora Pass South across Emigrant Wilderness


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Bottom of Carson Iceberg Map Page Above


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Kennedy Meadows Pack Station




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Donnell Fire threatens Carson Iceberg and Emigrant Wilderness Areas, forces Clarks Fork Road to Kennedy Meadows evacuation


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