Tag Archives: Balch Park

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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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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Wildfire Update: Pier Fire at 10% Containment

The Pier Fire had some small growth today. The fire is now at 17,980 acres. Good news is the fire went fro 0% to 10% containment. Here is the official news release from InciWeb. Pier Fire Information: (916) 203-7438 7 … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Pier Fire at 17,418 Acres

The Pier Fire continues to grow with 0% containment. The acres burned are up to 17,418 as of 9 AM this morning. Those heading into the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness will need to take alternative routes. Smoke … Continue reading

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More Roads are Open

More roads have opened in preparation for Memorial Day weekend! The quick list of roads now open are listed below. Included is a brief idea of commonly visited areas associated with the roads opening. Mountain Home State Forest (Balch Park … Continue reading

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More Road Closures

Bear Creek and Balch Park roads provide access to Mountain Home State Forest and Balch Park. More importantly these roads are the main access points to the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Typical trail accessed by these roads are … Continue reading

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A Great Way to Start May – Roads Open!

For those on the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness, prepare for some additional road openings! North Road (21S50) to Clicks Creek Trailhead #1 is now open. A down tree blocks access to the Summit Trailhead and remains closed … Continue reading

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