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Kern River Ranger District Prescribed RX

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. 625
Hours: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
LocationVaries-see summary.
Incident CommanderUSFS John Lange
Incident DescriptionPrescribed Burning Of Hazardous Fuels (slash) Piles
Coordinates35.75 latitude, -118.502 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel6
Size30 Acres
Fuels Involved

Piled slash - dead and or down, drought and beetle kill trees.

Significant Events

Prescribed fires will be conducted when weather and fuel moisture conditions are within defined parameters to safely accomplish the project objectives.



**Crew 40 will burn a(pile) at the Nuui Cunni Center on 1/22/2020** 250 piles for 30 acres as of 12/23/2019. Burning projects this month, have been on Greenhorn Summit,(on both the east and west sides of Hwy. 155). Areas will vary as outlined in the Summary section.