Adam Jensen
and Trisha Leonard
Tahoe Daily Tribune

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June 23, 2012
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Five years after Angora Fire, community spirit still rises from the ashes

Following a subpar winter, wind whipped through the neighborhoods off North Upper Truckee Road Friday. The warm June day was reminiscent of a summer Sunday five years ago that started ordinarily enough but would alter hundreds of lives and become a defining moment in Lake Tahoe Basin history.

Sunday, June 24, 2012, marks the fifth anniversary of the Angora fire, an event that stands as a stark reminder of the danger associated with living in the forest and the importance of community during times of hardship.

The fire led to overwhelming pain, anger and frustration, but the outpouring of support …

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