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Mission Fire

Unit Information

Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1600 Tollhouse Road
Clovis, CA 93611

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Overnight firefighters continued to mop up and increase containment of the Mission Fire to 78 percent. Today, fire crews will continue working with the tribal community to identify and mitigate threats to sensitive cultural sites and minimize the effects of suppression efforts. Suppression repair is underway to return the landscape to as near a pre-fire condition as possible. The California National Guard continues to assist in firefighting efforts. Please continue to exercise caution when traveling through the fire area as military vehicles, along with emergency response vehicles have a heavy presence. All Mandatory Evacuation Orders and Advisories have been removed.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSunday September 03rd, 2017 approx. 01:00 PM
Location2 Miles East of North Fork, Cascadel Woods, Forest Road 8S09
Incident CommanderKevin Lawson - Cal Fire
Incident DescriptionVegetation Fire
Coordinates37.213 latitude, -119.483 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel1,739
Size1,035 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained78%
Fuels Involved

Brush, Mixed Conifer, Tree Mortality



3 Structures Destroyed

4 Structures Damaged