William Ferchland and Susan Wood
Nevada Appeal News Service

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June 25, 2007
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Firefighters gain ground on Angora Fire

The smell was sickening. The sight was worse.

Artifacts of everyday life and ash were all that were left at the houses unlucky enough to be in the path of the Angora fire.

"Oh, my God, the complete devastation," said East Fork Fire District Chief Tod Carlini, who has been a firefighter for more than 30 years. "The news reports about the loss of structures don't even come close to seeing actually what's been destroyed. It's the most devastating fire situation I have ever seen. It's just incredible."

Around 200 structures have been destroyed with preliminary damage estimates at $100 …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 26, 2007 08:47AM Published Jun 25, 2007 03:00AM Copyright 2007 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.