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Castle Fire closures remain in effect for severely burned areas

Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument (Closures and Reopening Information)  Springville, February 12, 2021—From August to December 2020, the Castle Fire burned across thousands of acres in the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument. Forest officials evaluated the most impacted area to refine the existing forest closure.  As a result, areas […]

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Lion Fire reaches 5500 acres

The Lion Fire, sparked by lightening two weeks ago, continues to burn and had reached 5500 acres over the weekend.  Sequoia National Forest spokesmen said they are managing the fire as “an ecological burn to reduce 90 to 100-year-old fuels.”  The fire continues to churn smoke into the San Joaquin Valley, Kern County and the […]

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