Tag Archives: Wildfire

Rim Fire Images from the Atlantic

For almost two weeks the Rim Fire has continued to burn and expand in northern California.  By the time it is contained and put out it will, undoubtedly, be one of the larger – if not the largest – fire in California’s history.  There are many reasons for the fire, and the finger-pointing will begin […]

Congress Fire Smoldered over the Winter in Giant Sequoia Tree

The National Park Service is reporting that on July 5, 2013, a smoldering fire was discovered in the crown of a giant sequoia tree along the Congress Trail in Sequoia National Park’s Giant Forest. This fire is a hold-over from the Circle Meadow Prescribed Fire, conducted in the summer of 2012. An unusual combination of […]

Fire Restrictions in place EARLY in Sequoia National Forest

KSEE is reporting that the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument have already implemented early fire restrictions, starting back on May 1, 2013. From the news report: A very dry winter has led to high fire danger much earlier than in previous years. In response to the increasing potential for wildland fire starts, Sequoia […]

Prescribed Burn Planned Near Angelus Oaks April 8th, 2013

The Forest Service has scheduled a 120 acre burn starting as early as April 8, 2013 near Angelus Oaks as part of the Angelus Oaks Fuel Reduction project.  The burn is to take place near Forest Road 1N12 (north of Angelus Oaks), and smoke will be visible along State Route 38 (and, certainly, other part of the forest communities as […]