Category Archives: Fire Brigade

Fire In Ponderosa…Lessons Learned!

From Dana Stewart, Ponderosa Volunteer Fire Brigade Captain: On October 16th, 2018 we experienced a fire in the meadow between Fox Drive and Ponderosa Drive.  The fire was started by a local resident discarding hot coals at the edge of … Continue reading

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Fire Brigade Training

The Ponderosa Volunteer Fire Brigade is always training and prepping for the worst. Here they are learning how to pump water from lake in case of a fire.

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Community Meeting, Highway 190

  VISALIA, CA – Sequoia Crest, Camp Nelson, Ponderosa, Pierpoint Springs, Cedar Slope, and Upper Tule community members are encouraged to attend a community meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 9, from 6-7:00 p.m. at the Springville Veterans Memorial Building, located … Continue reading

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Pier Fire, Full Containment! 

The Pier Fire has reached full containment at 36,566 acres. Full containment means that a perimeter line surrounds the fire keeping it from growing larger.  Flames and smoke will continue to be seen from unburned pockets of vegetation burning well … Continue reading

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