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Summer Fire Rules in Effect
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Search Continues for Two Missing MenCarried Away by Swift Water in Las Vegas Wash 29-07
Contact: Roxanne Dey, 702.293.8691
Quick NPS Ranger Update Briefing Available at 12:30 p.m. today
Who: NPS Ranger Kenny Clarke
What: Update on Search
Where: Mile Marker 1 of Northshore Road – At the Las Vegas Wash Bridge location inside Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Enter the park at Lake Mead Parkway, turn left. Park in turnout area on the bridge.
When: 12:30 p.m. today. Ranger will do a pool interview and must clear the area by 1 p.m.
Did You Know?
In October 1857, a caravan of 28 camels crossed the Colorado River below present Bullhead City, AZ. Lieutenant Edward F. Beale was testing camels for desert travel for the War Department.