Pyramid Lake


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Pyr·a·mid Lake

 (pĭr′ə-mĭd)
A salt lake of western Nevada northeast of Reno. It is a remnant of Lake Lahontan.
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NYSE:PPX) reported that the crude oil release on its Line 63, caused by a landslide, in northern Los Angeles county at Pyramid Lake, was fully contained on Wednesday evening and remains contained.
Nearly 1,800 firefighters and personnel were out battling the blaze, which had been burning mainly in an area southwest of Pyramid Lake.
They are located at: Lake Oroville, about 75 miles north of Sacramento, via State Highway 70 or US 99; San Luis Reservoir off State Highway 152, just west of Interstate 5 in Merced County; and Pyramid Lake in northern Los Angeles County, just off Interstate 5, south of Gorman.
Much of the work is being done by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, which runs a plant that creates energy by running water between Castaic and Pyramid Lake, about 10 miles north.
Pyramid Lake in northern Los Angeles County is one of the State Water Project's most accessible reservoirs, located beside Interstate 5 south of the Grapevine, between the communities of Castaic and Gorman.
Forest recreation areas near the fire are closed, including Pyramid Lake, the eastern half of the Sespe Wilderness and the Hungry Valley State Vehicular Recreation Area.
2 -- color) A P2V Neptune firefighting tanker returns from a retardant drop Wednesday on the Day Fire, which has burned more than 29,000 acres in an area southwest of Pyramid Lake.
The blaze is burning in wilderness north of the Santa Clarita Valley and has come within feet of the shoreline of Pyramid Lake.
A short distance away, crews were taken by boat across picturesque Pyramid Lake to clear brush around campgrounds, restrooms and other structures in danger of igniting.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST -- Sheriff's deputies ordered boaters off Pyramid Lake on Wednesday as a wildfire burning deep in the Ventura County wilderness headed east toward the recreation area and darkened the skies over Santa Clarita.
The current fire started about 15 miles south of Gorman and five miles west of Interstate 5 -- three miles south of Pyramid Lake, he said.
SAN FERNANDO -- A man suspected of being under the influence of alcohol while driving a boat involved in a fatal Memorial Day accident at Pyramid Lake pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a manslaughter charge.