2016 Forest Fire at Party Rock in Lake Lure

Permission is given to use all images from the fire that have been published on the Town's Facebook Page and Website

Image Gallery of the Party Rock Fire at Lake Lure

Note: From Nov. 23rd-29th, the fire became increasingly contained until it was declared 100 percent contained on Nov. 29th.  

Jan. 2017

Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy Hosts Public Forum on the Long-term impacts of the Fire
Multiple Organizations Host Thank you Celebration & Fundraising Event for HNG Fire Departments 

Dec. 2016

Communities come together to create 'Thank you' Video for Firefighters

Nov. 22:

Nov. 22 Update One from NC Forest Service
Nov. 22 Update Two from NC Forest Service 

Nov. 21:

Nov. 21 Update One from NC Forest Service - All Evacuations Lifted
Nov. 21 Update Two from NC Forest Service - No Further Donations Needed 
Nov. 21 Fire Progression Map
Nov. 21 Updated Air Quality Report 

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts

 Nov. 20:

Nov. 20 Update One from NC Forest Service
Nov. Update Two from NC Forest Service
Nov. 20 Update Three from NC Forest Service
Nov. 20 - Fire Progression Map

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

 Nov. 19:

Nov. 19 - Update One from NC Forest Service
Nov. 19 - Update Two from NC Forest Service
Nov. 19 - Pre-evacuation Map from NC Forest Service

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

Nov. 18:

Nov. 18 Update One from NC Forest Service
Nov. 18 Update Two from NC Forest Service
Nov. 18 Update Three from NC Forest Service 

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

Nov. 17:

Nov. 17 Update One
Nov17 Update Two

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts, including live video of the Governor's Visit

Nov. 16:

Nov. 16 Update One from NC Forest Services
Nov. 16 Update Two from NC Forest Services
Nov. 16 Fire Progression Map "A Timeline of Growth"

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

Nov. 15:

Nov. 15 Update One from NC Forest Services
Nov. 15 Update Two - Evacuations Lifted for Boys Camp Road  
Nov. 15 Update Three - Evacuations Ordered for Areas of Henderson County 
Nov. 15 - Smoke & Air Quality Report
Nov. 15 - Evacuation & Fire Perimeter Map 

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

 Nov.14:

Nov. 14 Update One from NC Forest Services
Nov. 14 -Information for Making Food/Beverage & Supplies

Nov. 14 - NC Gov. Pat McCrory Makes Second Visit

Nov. 14 - Air Quality Report
Nov. 14 - Evacuation & Fire Zone Map

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

Nov. 13:

Update 1
Update 2
Update 3
Evacuation Map & Fire Zones

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts

Nov. 12:

Update 1
Update 2
Update 3
FEMA Approves Governor Request for Assistance to Fight Fires in WNC 

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts

Nov. 11:

First Update
Second Update
Third Update
Evacuation Map - 7 pm

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts

Nov. 10:

First Update
Second Update

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts

Nov. 9:

Nov. 9 Update Party Rock Fire at Lake Lure
"Standby Map" of Possible Evacuation Area

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

Nov. 8:

8 pm. Update on Party Rock Forest Fire 
6 pm. Update on Party Rock Forest Fire 
3 pm. Update - LIMITED EVACUATIONS ORDERED 
1 pm. Update on Party Rock Forest Fire  
10 am Update on Party Rock Forest Fire 

*Multiple Facebook & Twitter Posts  

Nov. 7:

Nov. 7: Town of Lake Lure Declares State of Emergency as Forest Fire Spreads
Multiple posts to Town of Lake Lure Facebook Page

Evacuation Map

Nov. 6:

Facebook Post & Multiple Images, 12:05 am and 6:09 pm, Town of Lake Lure Facebook Page

Nov. 5:

Initial Facebook Post & Image, 4:54 pm Town of Lake Lure Facebook Page