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Friday, September 11, 2009

Camp Valcrest survives Station Fire

Word from a source exclusive to this forum is that Camp Valcrest, owned by the Department of Recreation and Parks, has somehow survived the Station Fire.  The camp was closed for renovation, so evacuations were thankfully not needed.

This is great news for everyone who has enjoyed or will enjoy the outdoor experience at Camp Valcrest in the San Gabriels. Meanwhile the cost of fighting the Station Fire is now more than $80 million, and the fire is a little over 70% contained as of today. Authorities are still looking for the parties responsible for this heinous act and the reward for information leading to their arrest stands at $150,000.

Photo by Griffith Park historian Mike Eberts.