Smoke from Mariposa fire chokes Tahoe Basin, creates apocalyptic

Smoke from a wildfire burning in Mariposa County blew into the Tahoe Basin and created a spectacular sunset. South Lake Tahoe photographer Kurt Rix of 

The intensifying Detwiler Fire near Mariposa, Calif. continues to send smoke into the Lake Tahoe Basin, Alpine County, Reno, Carson City and the Carson Valley, causing air quality to be in the unhealthy range. As of Wednesday morning the Detwiler fire …

7:45 p.m. update: There is less smoke in the Lake Tahoe basin this evening but air quality is still measuring in the "Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups" range. The Detwiler Fire is burning in drought stricken chaparral and in an area of severe tree …

Smoke from a wildfire burning in Mariposa County blew into the Tahoe Basin and created a spectacular sunset. South Lake Tahoe photographer Kurt Rix of Amazing Imagery captured the photo on July 19, 2017. Photo: Kurt Rix / Amazing Imagery. Image 2 of




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