Sequoia National Forest Officials Reduce Campfire Restrictions

Porterville, CA – Campfire and smoking restrictions are reduced to areas 4,000 ft. and below on the Sequoia National Forest, Giant Sequoia National Monument, beginning Tuesday, October 23 through Friday, November 30, 2018. These restrictions are deemed necessary to protect public safety and prevent human-caused wildfires. Forest officials consider current and predicted weather, fuels conditions, … Read moreSequoia National Forest Officials Reduce Campfire Restrictions

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 10/6/18 – 10/17/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 10/6/18, Deputies arrested Stacey Springer (41) in the 6600 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 10/6/18 – 10/17/18

2-Hour Road Construction Delays Begin on October 22, in Sequoia National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, CA – The second season of road construction along a one mile section of the Generals Highway in Sequoia National Park will begin to wind down in the next month. Work on this segment has been extensive with rehabilitation or construction of new retaining walls, improved drainage, and new … Read more2-Hour Road Construction Delays Begin on October 22, in Sequoia National Park

Three Wildfires Discovered Burning in Sequoia National Forest

Sequoia National Forest, CA – Three wildfires have been burning at a slow rate of spread over the past couple of weeks in the Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest. The Rock and Alder Fires were caused by lightning that occurred the first week of October. The cause of the third, the Mountaineer Fire, … Read moreThree Wildfires Discovered Burning in Sequoia National Forest

Cause of the Ferguson Fire Determined Public Help Sought in Identifying Vehicle

Clovis, CA — U.S. Forest Service investigators have determined the cause of the Ferguson Fire to be vehicle-related. Specifically, investigators believe superheated pieces of a catalytic converter came into contact with dry, roadside vegetation, igniting the fire. The Ferguson Fire started on the evening of Friday, July 13th, along Highway 140 (South Fork of the … Read moreCause of the Ferguson Fire Determined Public Help Sought in Identifying Vehicle

Public Meetings Discussing Isabella Dam Safety Project, Blasting Operations Scheduled

Lake Isabella, CA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District and its contractor Flatiron / Dragados / Sukut JV will host public meetings in Lake Isabella and Kernville to discuss the status of the Isabella Dam Safety Modification Project and outline the schedule and intent for blasting operations, scheduled to begin later this … Read morePublic Meetings Discussing Isabella Dam Safety Project, Blasting Operations Scheduled

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 9/29/18 – 10/5/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 9/29/18, Deputies arrested Kenneth Wielin (60) in the 10 block … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 9/29/18 – 10/5/18

Kern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 9/21/18 – 9/28/18

* * This report is being released by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office and is distributed for print. If you have questions, concerns or comments regarding this report, please contact Kern County Sheriff’s Office directly at (760) 549-2100 * * Lake Isabella, CA – On 9/21/18, Deputies arrested Jesseph Majid (25) at the intersection of … Read moreKern Valley Sheriff’s Arrest Report for the week of 9/21/18 – 9/28/18

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