New Fire Triggers Mandatory Evacuation of Horseshoe Meadows Recreation Sites

Staff Writer

A new fire is reported along the Horseshoe Meadows Road south and east of Lone Pine, according to the Inyo National Forest. "Fire responders from numerous agencies are responding to a fire reported along the Horseshoe Meadows Rd. It is reported to be 10 acres or so in size," according to a news release on Aug. 9. "There is a mandatory evacuation of Horseshoe Meadows Campgrounds (Cottonwood Lakes, Cottonwood Pass and the Equestrian Camp) – hikers and campers will be escorted out. There is also a hard closure of Lubkin Canyon Road and Horseshoe Meadows Road. Responding agencies include Inyo National Forest, Inyo Sheriff’s Office, Lone Pine Fire, CalFIRE, BLM, and CHP." Photo courtesy of Inyo National Forest, taken in Lone Pine.