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South Lake Tahoe Fire Response

All that remains (2007)

The Angora fire started at 2:14 p.m. on June 24, 2007, burned 3,100 acres, destroyed 254 homes, damaged dozens of structures and displaced 3,500 residents. The total cost of fighting the fire was $11.3 million with estimated property loss at $160 million. An illegal campfire was determined to be the cause.

Noah's Wish received a call to respond at 5:00pm on June 24th. Within 6 hours, the first response team arrived ready to setup a temporary shelter. The shelter was operational for 8 days and managed the care of 139 animals.

Twenty-three trained volunteers manned the shelter, some traveling from as far way as Orange County, California. A number of local residents volunteered their time to help clean cages and walk dogs.

The ground is covered in ash - not snow (2007)

Firefighters are standing in ash (2007)

Not much to return to! (2007)

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