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Lions Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Debra Schweizer
Phone: 760-873-2427
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-5:00

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July 16, 2018: The Lions Fire is 100% contained. the fire is unstaffed at this time, although crews continue to monitor the fire.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning Strike
Date of OriginMonday June 11th, 2018 approx. 12:00 PM
Location7 miles southwest of Mammoth Lakes
Incident CommanderVincent Plummer, Type 4 IC
Incident DescriptionThe Fire Is Burning At Approximately 6000-8000' In Red Fir, Brush And Heavy Blowdown From A 2011 Wind Event.
Coordinates37.571 latitude, -119.118 longitude

Current Situation

Size4,064 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday July 14th, 2018 approx. 12:00 AM
Fuels Involved

Timber (Litter and understory)

Brush (2 feet)


Planned Actions

Fire is in monitor status.


2,439 acres on the Sierra National Forest; 1,625 acres on the Inyo National Forest.