Category Archives: fire

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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Lion Fire Update, October 22nd: 50% contained, 19,215 Acres

Total Personnel 120 Size 19,215 Acres Percent of Perimeter Contained 50% Estimated Containment Date Monday November 27th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM Smoke Report – Oct. 22, 2017 Smoke: Minimal air quality impacts expected today as a result of Lion Fire … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Update, 10/14/17, 10am: 16,250 Acres. 

Ponderosa circled in yellow.  As of today, October 14, 2017, the Lion Fire has grown to 16,250 acres, an increase of 800 acres. Fire managers yesterday observed good fire behavior and effects, the need to complete firing operations was not … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Update, 10/9/17, More Acres, More smoke in the Valley. 

Photo: View from Springville, looking northeast. 10/10/17, 7am.  The Lion fire has grown an additional 750 acres and is now 11,700 acres. The fire continues to actively back down towards the Little Kern, 32E02, and 33E14 trails in the Golden … Continue reading

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