Category Archives: ponderosa

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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Lion Fire Update, 10/8/17, 10am: 10,950 Acres, Photos From Needles. 

Views from the Needles trailhead.  As of today, the Lion Fire is now 10,950 acres. The fire continues to actively back down towards the Little Kern, 32E02, and 33E14 trails in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Yesterday’s continued poor air quality … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Update, 10/7/17, 10am: 10,250 Acres, and Lots of Smoke. 

Cause Lightning Date of Origin Sunday September 24th, 2017 approx. 05:00 PM Location Near Lion Meadow in the Golden Trout Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest Incident Commander Jack Medina USFS, Joe Gonzales USFS Current Situation Total Personnel 221 Size 10,250 Acres … Continue reading

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