Category Archives: fire

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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Trail of 100 Giants closed for cleanup by fire

Trail of 100 Giants closed for cleanup by fire   SPRINGVILLE, Calif. — Beginning today, fire personnel on the Western Divide Ranger District are planning to clean up debris piles at the Trail of 100 Giants in the Giant Sequoia … Continue reading

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Pier Fire hazard mitigation work proposed

20180220PierFireScoping SPRINGVILLE, Calif. — The Pier Fire burned nearly 37,000 acres last summer, most of it on the Western Divide Ranger District in Giant Sequoia National Monument, Sequoia National Forest. An effort is proposed to remove the burned trees along … Continue reading

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