The Goliath Prescribed Burn ignitions were completed on June 17, 2016. The burn is located in Redwood Canyon, in Kings Canyon National Park. The fire has been patrolled by fire crews since that time.
Photo Caption: Low intensity fires in sequoia groves help clean the forest floor so the tiny sequoia seeds can reach the soil. Photo: NPS / MTheune
|Current as of|
|Incident Type||Prescribed Fire|
|Date of Origin||Saturday June 11th, 2016 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||Redwood Canyon - Kings Canyon National Park|
|Incident Commander||Sequoia And Kings Canyon National Parks|
|Incident Description||Prescribed Burn In Redwood Canyon|
Giant sequoia grove
Local NPS-SEKI crews remain connected to the prescribed burn.
Firefighters continue regular foot and aerial patrols.
All trails have been reopened for visitor use.