Nearly every day for the past week, Jess Harvey has traveled down to Hope to hand out daily updates about the Trestle Creek Complex fires to the public and put a face to the efforts.
From the marinas to the RV parks, Harvey continued to hear concerns about one significant landmark in the area — the Lunch Peak Lookout. People were wondering how close the fires were to the tower and if it was in danger.
Harvey is the public information officer trainee for the Nevada Type 3 Incident Management Team 3 currently overseeing the fires. Harvey said once the team realized how important the tower was to the community, they took steps to ensure it was protected from the nearby fires.