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Windy Fire Update-Thursday, September 30, 2021

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Resources: 2,498 personnel, 68 hand crews, 148 engines, 16 helicopters, 32 dozers, 12 water tenders Structures Threatened: 2,000 Residences, 100 Commercial Buildings Structures Destroyed: 14 Residences, 12 Outbuildings, 2 Non-Commercial Buildings Injuries: 3 EVACUATION ORDER REDUCED: Today at 12 noon, the Evacuation Order for the following areas will be downgraded to an Evacuation Warning: Alpine Village, Camp Nelson, Cedar Slope, Coy Flat, Pierpoint,...

Windy Fire Update-Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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RESOURCES: 2,393 personnel, 67 hand crews, 133 engines, 18 helicopters, 34 dozers, 9 water tenders Structures Threatened: 2,000 Residences, 100 Commercial Buildings, Injuries: 3 PUBLIC MEETING: Tonight at 7 P.M., there will be virtual public meeting for the Windy Fire. The meeting will be livestreamed on the Sequoia National Forest Facebook pageand on Zoom (meeting ID: 160 212 1141; passcode: J227!q;...

Windy Fire Update – Sunday, September 26, 2021

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VIRTUAL COMMUNITY MEETING: On Sunday, September 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., there will be virtual public meeting for the Windy Fire. The meeting will be livestreamed on the Sequoia National Forest Facebook page and on Zoom (meeting ID: 160 212 1141; passcode: J227!q; call-in phone number: 669-254-5252). If you have questions you want addressed, please email them prior to...

KNP Complex Update – September 26, 2021

Acres: 44,828 acres (based on infrared flight) Containment: 8% Start Date: September 10, 2021 Cause: Lightning Jurisdiction: Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park Resources: 1,780 personnel including: 49 crews, 72 engines, 39 water tenders, 32 dozers and 22 helicopters The KNP Complex in the Sequoia National Park was originally two fires from lightning occurring on September 9th, discovered and reported on the 10th and designated a...

Windy Fire Update – Saturday, September 25, 2021

VIRTUAL COMMUNITY MEETING: A virtual community meeting for the Windy Fire will be held on Sunday, September 26, at 6 P.M. The meeting will be live-streamed on the Sequoia National Forest Facebook @Sequoia NF and available on Zoom.  Information for connecting on Zoom will be available later today and posted on Inciweb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7841. If you have questions you want addressed...

KNP Complex Update – September 25, 2021

Southern Area Incident Management Blue Team
Acres: 42,048 acres (based on infrared flight) Containment: 0% Start Date: September 10, 2021 Cause: Lightning Jurisdiction: Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park Resources: 1,729 personnel including: 56 crews, 69 engines, 39 water tenders and 21 helicopters The KNP Complex, ignited by lightning on the night of September 9 and reported the next day, continues to grow in Sequoia National Park. Incident priorities are the protection...

FOREST SERVICE BAER TEAM BEGINS POST-FIRE ASSESSMENT OF FRENCH FIRE

After a large wildfire, special actions are necessary to provide for public safety and protect critical natural and cultural resources on federal lands. For example, loss of vegetation exposes soil to erosion; water runoff may increase and cause flooding. Sediment may move downstream damaging roads and infrastructure or put endangered species and cultural resources at risk. The Burned Area...

UPPER KERN RIVER RECREATION SITES AND TRAILS CLOSURE

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Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety, the following acts are prohibited within the Kern River Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest. This Order is effective from September 25, 2021, through October 31, 2021. Entering or using the developed recreation sites listed below, and shown on...

KNP Complex Update – September 24, 2021

Southern Area Incident Management Blue Team
Acres: 36,850 acres (based on infrared flight) Containment: 0% Start Date: September 11, 2021 Cause: Lightning Jurisdiction: Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park Resources: 1,620 personnel including: 49 crews, 58 engines, 35 water tenders and 21 helicopters The KNP Complex, ignited by lightning on the night of September 9 and reported two days later, continues to grow in Sequoia National Park. Incident priorities are...

Tulare County Issues New Evacuation Order for the Windy Fire

Visalia, CA – An Evacuation Order has been issued for the communities of California Hot Springsand Pine Flat areas. The evacuation order includes M-504 at Tyler Creek, Southeast to Pine Flat,West to M-56 and Fire Control Road, North up Tyler Creek Road. This will continue to includestructures, side roads, and attached roads. An evacuation order means an immediate threat to...

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