Donner Ski Ranch Lodge Destroyed In Structure Fire

Donner Ski Ranch Lodge Destroyed In Structure Fire

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Donner Ski Ranch Lodge Destroyed In Structure Fire

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Donner Ski Ranch is temporarily closed for skiing today due to a planned intermittent utility loses needed to safely disconnect The Lytton Lake Lodge that was destroyed by fire in the evening hours of January 20th.  News 4 reports CAL Fire and the Truckee Fire District responded to a structure fire at the top of the resort in the evening hours of Jan. 20. Firefighting crews could not access the area with engines so they had to utilize snow cats and a snow machine. Officials said the fire spread to nearby trees which were felled to protect the chairlift and other infrastructure at the resort. Thankfully no one was hurt in the fire. The cause remains under investigation.

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CAL FIRE responded with Truckee Fire District to a working structure fire at the top of Donner Ski Ranch Resort. The fire was well established prior to the arrival of fire resources. It could not be accessed by engines, so firefighters made access via snow cat and snow machine. The fire spread to adjacent trees that were felled to protect the chair lift and other infrastructure. There are no known injuries, and Truckee Fire District is investigating the cause. images from CAL FIRE NEU Facebook

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