ST LOUIS (LALATE) – The Carpenter 1 Fire Map near Kyle Canyon, Nevada – aka the Mt. Charleston fire in Clark County – expanded Sunday. But previous evacuation orders were modified for Trout, Lovell, Lee and Kyle Canyons today Sunday July 14, 2013.
The Carpenter 1 Fire Map situation improved today for some residents prompting some evacuations to be lifted. Officials tell news next that Trout and Lovell Canyons are no longer on evacuation today. In a news briefing this morning, Erik Pappa Bill Cassell of Clark County reports that “Residents of Trout, Lovell Canyons Cleared to Return Home Sunday at 10 AM. Residents of Trout and Lovell canyons will be allowed to return to their homes after an evacuation from the Mt. Charleston fire starting at 10 a.m. Sunday, July 14, officials announced today.”
But other regions remain on evacuation this morning. “It has not yet been determined when the residents of Lee and Kyle canyons will be able to return.” The fire which began on July 1 is now at twenty-eight thousand acres. The fire is currently forty-five percent contained. “Officials anticipate that 24 hours after reentry to Trout and Lovell canyons by the residents, the checkpoints will removed and there will be full public access”, reps tell news.
Officials indicate that evacuees should have documentation ready on return through check-points today. “The returnees will be asked for proof of residency, which can include driver’s licenses or utility bills.” For the latest fire map click HERE.