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Highway Fire

Unit Information

Sequoia National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
California
Porterville, CA 93257

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This incident is no longer being updated.

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
Coordinates35.57 latitude, -118.58 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,522 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Grass, brush and scattered timber

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