Tag Archives: Giant Sequoia National Monument

Wildfire Update: Growth, but with containment jump!

Here is your latest update for the Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Fires. The Alder Fire has grown quite a bit since the last update here on GTW, but so has its containment. Now 1400 acres, it is almost 50% contained! … Continue reading

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Mountain Home Opens on 5/10

Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest announced they will be opening up on May 10, 2018. Great news for all those wanting to get to the Long Meadow TH on the western most portion of the Golden Trout Wilderness. The Long … Continue reading

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Lloyd Meadow Road Opens – SQF

Great news for those wanting to get in the wilderness earlier than Memorial Day weekend. The Lloyd Meadow Road (22S82) is now open to Jerkey Meadow TH as well as 20S67 to Forks of the Kern TH on the Sequoia … 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 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 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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