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Broder Fire

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contact

Cindy Thill
Phone: 760 376-3781 ext. 0
Hours: 7 days- 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Broder Fire is 381 acres and 100% contained. Remaining heat is deep within the perimeter of the fire and will continue to produce smoke burning within large heavy logs producing light smoke. Fire is now in patrol status.

For further information please contact the Kernville Ranger Station (760) 376-3781, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginThursday August 08th, 2019 approx. 08:00 AM
LocationNortheast of Broder Meadow
Incident CommanderRichard Baker
Incident DescriptionWildland Fire Ignited By Lightning
Coordinates36.151 latitude, -118.185 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel2
Size381 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Estimated Containment DateSaturday October 12th, 2019 approx. 08:30 PM
Fuels Involved

Lodgepole pine, brush, and dead and downed heavy timber litter.

Significant Events

Patrol status at 3:20 9/14/19.


Planned Actions

Patrol and monitor.

Projected Incident Activity

Patrol and monitor


What heat remain is located deep within the perimeter of the fire and will continue to produce smoke for the time being.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns