SQF Complex Facts and Public Virtual Meetings

Source: Sequoia National Forest email

The Castle Fire is 134,970 acres and the Shotgun Fire is 832 acres for a total of 135,802 acres and 14% containment.

Reminders –

A community meeting will be held at 4 PM on Sunday, September 20, for both zones of the Sequoia Complex. The meeting will be held via Facebook Live on the Sequoia National Forest’s Facebook page. Questions may be submitted in advance to the East Zone (sqfcomplex2020@gmail.com) and to the West Zone (westcastlezone@gmail.com).

Press Conference will be held at the Porterville Fairgrounds, September 20 at 3 PM. The Press Conference will be live streamed via Facebook @CALFIRETUUhttps://www.facebook.com/calfiretuu and shared on the Sequoia National Facebook page ahttps://www.facebook.com/SequoiaNF/

Please ensure the use of a facial covering for media members attending. All County COVID-19 guidelines will be adhered to. 

The Sequoia (#SQFComplex) Complex is under the Unified Command between the United States Forest Service, Sequoia National Park, Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 1, and CAL FIRE Team 6. The Northern Rockies Team 1 is in command of the East Castle Zone and CAL FIRE Team 6 is in command of the West Castle Zone on the SQF Complex. 

Firefighter and public safety are the number one priority as we continue to battle this blaze. Although the fire perimeter is divided into a West Zone and an East Zone we come together as ONE Team to share resources and implement strategies to protect life safety and values at risk.

East Castle Zone Information Line: (559) 697-51488 AM-8 PM

East Castle Zone Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7048/

East Castle Zone Email: sqfcomplex2020@gmail.com

Website: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7048/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/SequoiaNF     www.facebook.com/inyonf

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/countyoftulare  

Twitter: @sequoiaforest and @Inyo_NF

Evacuation Info: www.alerttc.com

West Castle Zone Information Line: (916) 618-3195

West Castle Zone Media Line: (559) 635-8206

West Castle Zone Website: www.fire.ca.gov/current_incidents

West Castle Zone Email Updates (sign up): https://tinyurl.com/SQFComplexWest

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