News Release

Posted on: August 28, 2017

Fire Near Alpine Lake Burns Less Than an Acre

Alpine Fire 8.26

A vegetation fire was reported near the Helen Markt Trail at Alpine Lake late afternoon Saturday, 8/26. MMWD park rangers and firefighters from Marin County Fire, Ross Valley Fire, Larkspur Fire, the National Park Service, and Cal Fire responded. The MMWD patrol boat Nine Bravo One shuttled in crews and equipment. According to the Marin County Fire Department, they believe the fire was likely “human caused.” The fire was quickly extinguished and burned less than an acre in steep terrain and heavy timber. Firefighters from Marin County Fire continued to monitor for hot spots overnight into Sunday morning.

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