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Ray May Fire update (11:15 a.m.): BLM structure lost

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NDF Helicopter

NDF Helicopter drops water on Ray May Fire. Image by Bob Conrad.

STATEMENT SENT BY BLM

Ray May fire update as of 11:15 a.m. of 8/18/2011

It has been confirmed that 2 structures have been lost; a BLM owned structure and a private outbuilding.
East Fork Fire Officials are working to notify the owner of the private structure.

Fire is 50% Contained and Estimated Containment Date is 8/19/2011 @ 6:00 p.m.

Voluntary evacuations are in place for the Pinenut Creek and Lena Lane.
Pinenut Road remains closed- open to local residents of Pinenut Road only.
Contact Douglas County Sheriff’s Office for more information at (775) 790-1402.

The Douglas County Fairgrounds have been set up for evacuation of large animals. Animal Control is available to take small animals, for more information please call (775) 782-9062.