Tag Archives: 2020

SQF Complex – Current Fire Map

The SQF Complex is about half way contained. The image above can be tapped/clicked on to further enlarge the map. Black line around the edges mean the fire is contained at that point. The red line means there is still … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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SQF Complex Grows a Little & Daily Videos Published

Source: InciWeb Operational video briefings continue to be posted to the Sequoia National Forest Facebook site daily. Yesterday, The Sequoia National Forest announced it has temporarily closed public access to the forest due to extreme fire behavior. This follows the … Continue reading

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SQF Complex Continues to Grow + Virtual Public Meeting

The SQF Complex fire continues to grow. The acres are now 62,887! If you are wanting to hear the latest strategies from the team managing the fire, I highly encourage you to tune into their virtual meeting. See more information … Continue reading

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SQF Complex at 55,000+ Acres

The SQF Complex Fire by approximately 3,900 acres yesterday. News on InciWeb reports similar growth today. That will push the fire up to nearly 60,000 acres & only 1% contained. Limited resources to fight the fire are due to all … Continue reading

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SQF Complex Over 50,000 Acres!

Source of information below from InciWeb. SQF Complex Fire Update Sequoia and Inyo National Forests September 4, 2020 Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 1 Mike Goicoechea, Incident Commander Incident Statistics Location: 25 miles N of Kernville, CA Date of origin: August 19, … Continue reading

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SQF Complex Now Over 35,000 Acres

Quick Facts: Castle Fire is 35,312. Shotgun Fire is 362. Total personnel: 551. Containment is 0%. News Source InciWeb SQF COMPLEX FIRE  SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST  August 31, 2020 – 8:00 a.m.  California Interagency Incident Management Team 12 Michael Nobles, Incident … Continue reading

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SQF Grows Over 23,000 acres!

Looking South towards Forks of the Kern TH Quick update that the SQF Complex is now over 23,000 acres and growing. The resources at hand are focusing on protecting life, then property and infrastructure. Fire is still active and across … Continue reading

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SQF Complex Burns Over 20,000 acres

Source: InciWeb Castle Fire: The Castle Fire has burned 20,769 acres and is 0% contained. Yesterday, the fire crossed the Kern River making strong runs towards Overlook Mountain and Kern Ridge. A full engagement to suppress, contain, and confine the fire … Continue reading

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SQF Complex Fire Up to 18,000+ Acres

Quick update: Both fires combine are approximately at 18,180 acres and growing. SQF side of the GTW is now closed along with several roads and trails accessing the area. Fire is on the Inyo side of the GTW. Source: InciWeb

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