Tag Archives: Giant Sequoia National Monument

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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Wildfire: Pier Fire at 10,311 Acres

The Pier Fire started on Tuesday and currently is at 10,311 acres! Several roads are closed preventing access to the western side of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Here is the official news release below: Pier Fire Information: 559-539-2607 ext. 2292, 8 … Continue reading

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Video: Maggie Lakes

Take a 7 minute journey with user Beto Renteria on an overnight trip to Maggie Lakes. See lush green meadows, vista points, one of Maggie Lakes, and more. Here is what Beto noted about the video in case you were … Continue reading

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Exempt from Fire Restrictions

The Sequoia National Forest has issued fire restrictions for the Hume Lake and Western Divide Ranger Districts. However, the Golden Trout Wilderness is an exempt so no worries there. However, traveling through the National Forest to get to the wilderness … Continue reading

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