Highway Fire

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Highway Fire

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INCIDENT UPDATED 7/18/2017

Approximate Location

35.57 latitude, -118.58 longitude

Incident Overview

Command of the fire has been turned back to the Kern River Ranger District as fire management continues operating this fire under a Type-5 organization.


Smokes within the interior of the fire do not have to be reported - smokes will continue within the interior for a couple weeks.

Rancheria Road and Highway 178 are open.




Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSunday June 18th, 2017 approx. 02:30 PM
LocationNortheast of Hwy 178 and Borel.
Incident DescriptionWildfire

Current Situation

Size1,522 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush and scattered timber

Unit Information

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