Waterfall fire at a glance | NevadaAppeal.com

Waterfall fire at a glance

Acres:

8,723

Containment:

100 percent as of 6 p.m. Tuesday

Firefighters:

709 – down

from 1,900

Rehabilitation:

Rehabilitation by several agencies is under way to stabilize the watershed and prevent sediment from getting into streams.

Off-highway vehicles are prohibited in the

burn area.

Ground support:

23 fire engines

4 bulldozers

9 water tenders

Air support:

5 helicopters

98,300 gallons of retardant dropped Friday

Injuries:

5 firefighters, 1 civilian

Losses:

15 homes,

25 outbuildings,

1 commercial building

Vehicles:

8 destroyed, including 3 fire apparatus

Cost:

$5.6 million

Cause:

Illegal campfire.

Those with information on anyone who may have been in the upper Kings Canyon area any time from July 10-14 should call Secret Witness at 322-4900.