Sequoia National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
1839 South Newcomb Street
Porterville, CA 93257
The Basket Fire was reported, Saturday, Sept.15, at approximately 7:00 a.m. by Kern County Fire Dept. The fire is located in the Greenhorn Mountains, near Rancheria Road and Poso Creek.
Incident Commander is Ed Fulton, and IC (trainee), Geoff Gillespie, both forest service fire fighters.
Fire was 100% contained on 9/22/2018. Control date is Oct. 3, 2018.
Fire has been determined to be human caused and remains under investigation.
|Current as of|
|Cause||Human Caused - Under Investigation|
|Date of Origin||Saturday September 15th, 2018 approx. 07:00 AM|
|Location||Greenhorn Mtns. Poso Creek and Rancheria Road|
|Incident Commander||Ed Fulton and Geoff Gillespie, (t)|
|Incident Description||Wildland Fire|
|Coordinates||35.618 latitude, -118.603 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
|Estimated Containment Date||Saturday September 22nd, 2018 approx. 10:00 AM|
Grass, brush and timber
|Projected Incident Activity|
Plans to have a Resource Advisor on the fire Wed., 9/19 to begin preparing a rehab plan for this incident.
Controlled, Oct. 3, 2018