Lowell Fire

Nevada County Last Update: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 7:15 p.m. PDT

100%
Contained
2,304
Acres burned
Jul 25
Started (2015)
Lowell Fire
Location of
In The Steep Hollow Drainage West Of Alta
Structures Destroyed
2 structures destroyed, 1 structure damaged
Injuries
6

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August 2, 2015 10:15 p.m. PDT

After suffering burns on the Lowell Fire in Nevada County yesterday, three of the four injured firefighters have been released from the hospital and are expected to make a full recovery. One of the CAL FIRE firefighters was returned to full duty, while the second will be recovering from his injuries over the next week. Both are from the Mendocino Unit. The firefighters are in good spirits this morning and had an opportunity to speak with their families. All three are ready to return to the firefight. The fourth Forest Service firefighters remains in the hospital with serious burn injuries. CAL FIRE has activated a Serious Accident Review Team to review the incident.

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Information from CalFire
Administrative Unit
CAL FIRE Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit
Cause
Under investigation. Investigators are no longer looking for the vehicle of interest and appreciate all of the tips from the public.
Damage Assessment
n/a

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