Category Archives: Fire Brigade

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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Pier Fire Update, 9:40am, 9/21/27: RAIN! 

Black Mountain Cloaked in Rain/Fog With wetting rains, firefighters will now focus their attention on suppression repair and removal of fire equipment no longer needed. Most of the dirt roads are unsafe to drive on with fire equipment, some areas … Continue reading

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Pier Fire Update, 10am, 9/19/17: Full Containment is Imminent! 

Estimated Containment Date Wednesday September 20th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM Work continues to fully contain the fire, focusing on that area west of Pierpoint Springs where the fire still smolders on the south side of the Tule River. Crews continue … Continue reading

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