Tag Archives: back burn
Pier Fire, Full Containment!
The Pier Fire has reached full containment at 36,566 acres. Full containment means that a perimeter line surrounds the fire keeping it from growing larger. Flames and smoke will continue to be seen from unburned pockets of vegetation burning well … Continue reading
Pier Fire Final Update
The Pier Fire is 98% contained within fireline as of today. Firefighters will continue to extinguish remaining hot spots along the fire perimeter, suppression repair, and removal of fire equipment that is no longer needed. The public can still expect … Continue reading
Pier Fire Update, 9:40am, 9/21/27: RAIN!
Black Mountain Cloaked in Rain/Fog With wetting rains, firefighters will now focus their attention on suppression repair and removal of fire equipment no longer needed. Most of the dirt roads are unsafe to drive on with fire equipment, some areas … Continue reading
Pier Fire Update, 10am, 9/19/17: Full Containment is Imminent!
Estimated Containment Date Wednesday September 20th, 2017 approx. 12:00 AM Work continues to fully contain the fire, focusing on that area west of Pierpoint Springs where the fire still smolders on the south side of the Tule River. Crews continue … Continue reading