Category Archives: fire

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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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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