Nicolls Fire

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Nicolls Fire

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Approximate Location

35.642 latitude, -118.148 longitude

Incident Overview

Day Shift operations

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The Nicolls Fire is 100% contained.
Firefighters are rehabilitating a helicopter landing zone.
Management of the fire was transitioned to a local Sequoia National Forest Type-5 Team, 7/18/2014. Shawn Rambo, US Forest Service, is the Incident Commander.
Nicolls Fire Area Closure No.14-13 has been lifted.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginFriday July 11th, 2014 approx. 01:45 PM
LocationKiavah Wilderness, Sequoia National Forest lands - just southeast of Onyx.
Incident CommanderShawn Rambo, Forest Service
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Total Personnel20
Size1,680 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber, and Pinion-Juniper, with sagebrush understory.

Significant Events

Fire Area Closure No. 14-13 has been lifted. Fire 100% contained on 7/18/2014 at 6:00 pm.


Planned Actions

Helicopter landing zones are being rehabilitated.

Projected Incident Activity

Rehabilitation of helicopter landing zones.


The fire transitioned to a Type 5 management organization 7/19/2014.

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Unit Information

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Sequoia National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1839 South Newcomb Street
Porterville, CA 93257

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