Tag Archives: Western Divide Ranger District

Roads Are Opening!

News just received earlier today from the Western Divide Ranger District office is the Lloyd Meadow Road (22S82) is open! Now users can access both the Jerkey Meadows TH and Forks of the Kern. Other roads are still closed and … Continue reading

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Wildfire Update: All Three Fires Grow

Source on InciWeb The Alder wildfire, now 4,503 acres, continues to slowly advance northwest, towards an area burned in the 2016 Hidden wildfire. The Alder wildfire is being held on a strategic containment line in Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest. … 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: 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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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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Wildfire Update: Rain Slows Cabin Fire Today

The Cabin Fire, located in the Golden Trout Wilderness on the Western Divide Ranger District in Sequoia National Forest, has spread to over 1,900 acres.  Rain allowed firefighters to begin line construction in an effort to get ahead of anticipated … Continue reading

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Actions Begin to Suppress Soda Fire

Springville, Calif., March 21, 2014—For Immediate Release        The Soda Fire, burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness in Sequoia National Forest, did not grow significantly overnight.  With continued drought conditions, and concern for lingering smoke in nearby communities, fire officials have … Continue reading

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Soda Fire News

Springville, California, January 15, 2014—For Immediate Release. The Soda fire was discovered in a remote part of the Sequoia National Forest Tuesday morning, January 14, 2014. The Soda fire is near Clicks Creek (one mile west of Gray Meadow) and … Continue reading

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Soda Fire in Golden Trout Wilderness (SQF)

Springville, Calif., January 14, 2014—For Immediate Release. Smoke may be visible high in the Kern drainage from the Soda Fire.  This fire is located near Clicks Creek (one mile west of Gray Meadow) approximately ten miles northeast of Camp Nelson … Continue reading

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Angora Fire, Trail Re-Openings, and Trail Closures

Source: http://inciweb.org/incident/3729/ SPRINGVILLE, September 8, 2013— A new wildland fire, called the Angora Fire was discovered today burning in the Golden Trout Wilderness in Sequoia National Forest. The Angora Fire has now reached an estimated 150 acres and is burning towards … Continue reading

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