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Tharps-Hazelwood Prescribed Burn

Unit Information

Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
National Park Service
47050 Generals Highway
Three Rivers, CA 93271

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Incident Contact

SEKI Fire Information Office
Email: seki_fire_info@nps.gov
Phone: 559-565-3704

Highlighted Activity

06/08/2022 Trail and Area Closures for Tharps-Hazelwood Prescribed Burn
Regulation Change:  Closure Order – Portion of a Park Area: Under the authority provided to the Superintendent in 36 CFR 1.5, the following park areas administered by the National Park Service...
Closure - 06/08/2022

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Date of OriginThursday June 09th, 2022 approx. 09:30 AM
LocationGiant Forest, Sequoia National Park, 1/2 mile northeast of Giant Forest Museum
Incident CommanderSequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks
Coordinates36.563 latitude, -118.747 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel60
Size752 Acres
Fuels Involved

Giant sequoia and mixed conifer

Significant Events

All ignitions have been completed on the Tharps-Hazelwood Prescribed Burn.

Outlook

Planned Actions

Units now in patrol status.

Remarks

Smoke may be seen from points in the park and in Three Rivers, CA. Smoke may be heavy in the area of Giant forest early in the morning but will decrease in concentration going forward.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

None.