I think it's more than bad. The last I heard, it is about 5 miles from Capitan. Rumordoso is out is full force! At least 25 homes are gone. I have a friend who got out with her cats and that was it. I'm hearing that Angus looks like WWIII. They're using the snow making machines up at the ski run to send water on it.
They are also literally drawing a line in the sand to protect Upper Canyon.
Later this evening I'll have more. The Gov is meeting today now. Congressman here yesterday. He's livid with Forest Service.
The fallout from this will go on for ages - political.
We were without phone, cell, internet for about 12 hrs after the fire took out the cell towers and microwave towers on the mountain above the ski area. Everything is back up - to stay? The National... more
caught Martinez and everyone by surprise. Or, she's been focusing more on the Whitewater Baldy Fire. I don't know. I thought she was doing a great job, considering the dem controlled legislature.... more
She is a horrible governor, and I voted for her. Won't make that mistake again. I've been on the phone for an hour, with someone who has been on the phone most of the afternoon. This is a political... more
is blowing it big time. I thought I read on either KOB or KRQE that there were slurry planes there but they had to be grounded because of the winds. Regardless, it doesn't sound good for the gov.... more