Fire near Buckeye Canyon/Twin Lakes, Bridgeport

Date:      August 12, 2015
Time:     2:45pm
Subject: Fire near Buckeye Canyon/Twin Lakes, Bridgeport

There is currently a fire burning at Buckeye Road (Buckeye Canyon) in Bridgeport. Buckeye Road at Hwy 395 is closed at this time. Buckeye Campground has been evacuated. A CodeRed message has also been sent to Twin Lakes residents warning of possible evacuations. There are NO mandatory evacuations at this time, just a heads up of potential evacuations.

At this time, the cause of the fire is unknown. Law enforcement and fire agencies are on scene to get a handle on this fire. There is a Red Flag Warning in the area today for wind.

As soon as more information is available on this fire, we will keep everyone informed. If you have not signed up for CodeRed alerts, please visit http://bit.ly/1DWRwxG. Thank you! - Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer