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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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Lion Fire Update, 10/5/17, 3pm: 7,850 Acres, Burning to the North. 

Ponderosa circled in yellow to the south.  The Lion Fire, ignited by lightning on September 24, has grown to approximately 7,850 acres. The fire is burning northward from Lion Meadow within the Golden Trout Wilderness in the Sequoia National Forest. … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Update, 10/3/17, 2pm: 3500 Acres in the Golden Trout Wilderness

Map:  Golden Trout Wilderness Pack Station is circled in yellow.  Ponderosa is at the bottom middle of the map. Other communities underlined in yellow.  ********* The Lion Fire, ignited a week ago by lightning, has grown to 3500 acres. It … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Update, 9/29/17: 600 acres 

Forest fire managers have discovered a lightning-caused wildfire in the Golden Trout Wilderness near Lion Meadow. Approximately 600 acres have burned in the Lion Fire on both public and private land located in this remote wilderness area inside the Sequoia … Continue reading

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