The Butler Peak Lookout at 8,535 feet above sea level is located between the towns of Green Valley Lake
Team members include Kari Elle Aceto (Green Valley Lake
, CA), Kailani Okamoto (Ewa Bach, HI) and Michelle Lee (Ashville, NC).
A number of stores were forced to close for a few days when their communities were threatened by the spreading fires, and Fox Lumber in downtown Green Valley Lake
, Calif., was destroyed.
One of the blazes, near Green Valley Lake
, was so intense that firefighters were forced to pull back.
About 340 residents were under mandatory orders to leave the Fawnskin area and another 1,200 voluntarily left their homes in the resort community of Green Valley Lake
, Forest Service spokes-woman Carol Beckley said last night.