Category Archives: Wildfire

Wildfire Update: Lion Fire at 200 Acres

On the Sequoia National Forest side of the Golden Trout Wilderness, a wildfire was discovered near Lion Meadow. It is currently at 200 acres. The official new release is below. Forest fire managers have discovered a lightning-caused wildfire in the … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire Contained!

The Pier Fire is now 100% contained. What does that exactly mean? Is the fire “out”? Well contained means the fire is kept within the perimeter. There are likely places within the perimeter still burning too and the potential for … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 98% Containment

The Pier Fire is now at 98% containment. A few days ago some of the roads that were closed have been re-opened. Make sure to read the Forest Order carefully. Ultimately calling the Western Divide Ranger District office in Springville … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 95% Containment

Pier Fire Update September 18, 2017 Pier Fire Information: (559) 559-539-2607 ext. 2292, 8 a.m.– 4 p.m. Size: 36,556 acres Fire Start: August 29, 2017 Containment: 95%  Location: Highway 190, east of Springville Total Personnel: 450 Cause: Human caused, under investigation Resources: Crews 10, Helicopters 3, Engines 19, Dozers 6, Water … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier 85% Contained!

The Pier Fire is now over 36,000 acres. Most of the active fire is burning to the south in the Tule River Indian Reservation. Further details can be read below. Pier Fire Information: 916-203-7438, 7 a.m.– 9 p.m. pierfireinfo@gmail.com Evacuations … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 30,000+ Acres

The Pier Fire is now at 60% containment. The size of the fire is approximately 30,571 acres. Road closures are still in place too. Here is the latest on the fire. Firing operations were delayed due to recent thunderstorm activity … Continue reading

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Officials Downgrade Evac Orders for Communities Impacted by the Pier Fire

Effective 6:00 pm on Thursday, September 14, 2017, officials will downgrade evacuation orders from mandatory to voluntary for the following communities: Alpine Village, Camp Nelson, Cedar Slope, Doyle Springs, Mountain Aire, Rogers Camp, Pierpoint Springs, Sequoia Crest and Wishon. Tulare … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 55% Containment!

The Pier Fire is now at 55% containment. The size has grown to 26,748 acres. Some suppression repair is occurring to minimize erosion issues and impacts to potential cultural and natural resources. Roads are still closed, so plan your fall … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 25%

The Pier Fire is now at 25% containment. Voluntary evacuations have been lifted from Ponderosa too. However, road closures are still in place. The official announcement is below. Pier Fire Information: (916) 203-7438 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Email: pierfireinfo@gmail.com … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire Closures, Containment, and More

The Pier Fire is now at 20,529 acres with 15% containment. As the fire continues to grow, roads and trails are being closed by a Forest Order. As the fire continues to spread and public safety is a growing concern, … Continue reading

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