Residents back home, media gets look at wildfire area
A tour is being planned for today of the area effected by Carpenter 1 wildfirePhoto: Video by ktnv.com
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Carpenter 1 wildfire is 90 percent contained now and residents have been allowed to return home.
Las Vegas police and fire officials will be allowing the media to get another look today of the area that was effected by the fire that lasted almost two weeks and consumed almost 28,000 acres.
The tour will start at the top of Kyle Canyon and work its way down, stopping to visit with business owners and then check out the burned landscape.
The 400 residents of Kyle Canyon were finally allowed to return to their homes on Wednesday and residents of Trout and Lovell canyons returned home earlier in the week.
Officials were planning to reopen Kyle Canyon to the general public on Friday but that plan could be put on hold because of the weather forecast for this weekend.
The current forecast is calling for excessive rain which could result in flash flooding.
Meanwhile, the command center at Centennial High is shutting down its operations and things are scheduled to return to normal at the school on Saturday.