Category Archives: Wildfire

Lion Fire at 90% Containment

Remember the Lion Fire? Well it is still active and now at 90% containment. The cooling temps and now an expected storm should get the last 10% remaining. At least, that is what the officials are predicting. Here is the … Continue reading

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Trail Closure Forest Order Terminated

If you haven’t heard already via our Facebook page, the trails closed due to the Lion Fire on the Sequoia National Forest side of the wilderness are now open. Below is the exact wording about this update. The Forest Closure … Continue reading

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Lion Fire Settles into the Kern River Canyon

The Lion Fire still remains at 75% containment prior to the potential storm entering the area today. Depending on if and how much rain falls across the area, it may be at a higher containment. Here is the latest news … Continue reading

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Lion Fire at 75% Containment!

The Lion Fire is now at 75% containment. Trail closures are still in place, so plan accordingly. The official news update for today is below. The Lion Fire is currently 19,050 acres and 75% contained. The fire continues to hold … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Lion Fire Over 17,000 Acres

The Lion Fire is now at 17,380 acres. Containment of the naturally started wildfire has moved up to 35%. The official news announcement, also from the Sequoia NF Facebook page, is below. Location: Golden Trout Wilderness, Lion Meadow Acres Burned: … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Lion Fire Over 16,000 Acres!

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 necessary to bolster control … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Lion Fire now at 13,980 acres!

As of October 11th, the Lion Fire is estimated to be 13,980 acres, after growing 200 acres overnight. The fire continues to back down the southeast face of White Mountain and southwest face of Angora Mountain towards the Lion Meadow trail … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Lion Fire Grows and Trail Closures Released

The Lion Fire is now over 10,000 acres in size! Trail closures have been official released and can be read in the Forest Order. The latest information about the fire can be read below. The Lion Fire has now grown … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Lion Fire at 3,800 Acres

The Lion Fire is now at 3,800 acres. Trail closures are still pending, but a general description of what will be closed was mentioned in the latest official report. Check it out below and plan your fall trips accordingly. The … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Lion Fire at 1,700 acres

The lightning caused wildfire is up to 1,700 acres now. There are no trail closures announced at this time. However, trail closures should be announced here soon. Best to stay clear of the wildfire burning north of Lion Meadow on … Continue reading

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