Firefighters worked for nearly seven hours to extinguish an afternoon fire at this home on Crowley Lake Drive. The cause of the blaze has not yet been identified, but authorities said the fire started on the south side of the house. Photo by Dion Agee
FRIDAY, MAY 31, 2013 â€“ Crews with the Long Valley Fire Department responded to a fire Thursday afternoon that almost completely destroyed one home and threatened nearby vegetation on Crowley Lake Drive.
The cause of fire, which was reported at about 2:30 p.m. was undetermined as of press time Friday. The fire started in the southern section of the home while the residents were away, and according to volunteer firefighter, Second District Mono County Supervisor and former Long Valley Fire Chief Fred Stump, could have burned unnoticed for some time before it was reported.
(Read more in the Saturday, June 1, 2013 edition of The Inyo Register.)