Fern Lake Fire cooling under new snowfall

4 thoughts on “Fern Lake Fire cooling under new snowfall”

  1. Many old firefighters in the west tell tales of fires men and machines fought valiantly without complete success until Ma Nature finished the job with a hefty blanket of snow.

    1. They’ve said almost from the beginning that because of the inaccessibly steep terrain, drought, deadfall, and beetle kill, only snow would kill this fire. Looks like they are finally getting what they need.

    1. I saw one report saying they got at least a foot of snow up there this week but aren’t calling the fire “out” until they get a couple of guys in there to check some specific spots.

... and that's my two cents