Tag Archives: Castle Fire

SQF Monday Update

Sequoia Complex (#SQFComplex) Fire Update Sequoia and Inyo National Forests  September 7, 2020  Northern Rockies Incident Management Team 1  Mike Goicoechea, Incident Commander  Incident Statistics Location: 25 miles N of Kernville, CA  Date of origin: 8/19/20 Cause: Lightning  Size: 55,961 … 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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Virtual Public Meeting for SQF Complex

Virtual public meeting tonight at 8 PM Live streamed at: http://www.facebook.com/SequoiaNF http://www.facebook.com/TulareCountyFireDepartment The SQF Complex, encompassing the Castle and Shotgun fires, has burned 46,328 acres, an increase of 3,754 acres since yesterday. Approximately 6,000 acres of the Castle Fire is … 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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Golden Trout Wilderness Closes due to SQF Complex

Official release notice of closure and fines for violating the closure order. Essentially the GTW is closed! Read an excerpt below. It is encouraged to read the full order and see a high quality map at this link FOREST ORDER … Continue reading

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Castle and Shotgun Fires Renamed

The Castle and Shotgun Fires have now been renamed. It is being referred to as the SQF Complex. Believe is a new release about the current fire. Castle Fire: The Castle Fire burning on the Western Divide Ranger District, northeast of … Continue reading

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Quick Castle Fire Update

The Castle Fire is now up to 15,000 acres. Trails leading into the Sequoia side of the wilderness are in the process of being closed. All trailheads and trails leading into the Golden Trout Wilderness from the Sequoia National Forest … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Castle Fire Grows, Evacs, & Closures

The Castle Fire continues to grow and is up to 5,000 acres! This has prompted voluntary evacuation notices for some mountain communities as well as a pending closure for the Golden Trout Wilderness. Read below the official announcement. The Castle … Continue reading

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