Category Archives: fire

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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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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