Tag Archives: Mountaineer Fire

Wildfire Update: Fire Acreage Increases

MOUNTAINEER FIRE        Location: About ½ mile north of Summit Trailhead, in the Golden Trout Wilderness. Acres Burned: Approximately 528 acres Fire Discovered: October 13 Cause: Lightning Containment: 0% Resources: 70 total personnel: 3 Crews and 3 engines  Summary: The Mountaineer Fire is burning north of the Summit … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Increased Acres, but Increased Containment

The Alder Fire is now up to 55% containment as it slowly increased in size over the weekend. The Mountaineer Fire still does not have any containment and increased slightly in size. More details are from InciWeb below. MOUNTAINEER FIRE … Continue reading

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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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Wildfire Update: All three fires grow

The Alder Fire is now up to approximately 1,300 acres, Mountaineer is approximately 80, and Moses is grown slightly to 0.3 acres. Trails are still closed at this time. The exact details are below. Current Fire Information: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6238/ ALDER FIRE Location: … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Alder, Mountaineer, and Moses Fires Showing Little Growth

The Alder Fire, located just west of the Golden Trout Wilderness boundary, is the largest of the three fires currently burning. Mountaineer is only at 19 acres with very little growth. Moses remains at 0.1 acres. Crews are either continuing … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: Roads and Trails Close

Alder and Mountaineer Fires are continuing to grow. As such the Sequoia National Forest has issued Forest Orders to close trails and roads associated with the fire. Forest Service road 21S50 (North Road) above Clicks Creek TH is closed and … Continue reading

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Wildfire: Mountaineer Fire

In case you were heading out along the Summit Trail or on the Mountaineer Trail, you may want to read this: The Mountaineer Fire is about one and a half miles east of the Alder Fire. It is located north … Continue reading

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