Skip to main content

Schaeffer Fire

Unit Information

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

USFS Shield

Announcements — Schaeffer Fire

Schaeffer Fire Area Closure Order Rescinded Released: 8/2/2017
July 27, 2017 - Forest Service officials rescinded the Schaeffer Fire Area Closure Order within the Kern River and Western Divide Ranger Districts as of Friday, July 28, 2017. The fire is currently...
Air Quality Report July 16 Released: 7/16/2017
FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSIS Note: FINAL Air Quality Summary to be issued for the Schaeffer Fire Fire Behavior Summary: Little change in the weather from yesterday. Today, temperatures in the...
Air Quality Report July 13 Released: 7/13/2017
FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSIS Note: Yesterday’s forecast was based on a planned burnout operation to help fire suppression efforts. That operation was later cancelled and impacts to some...
Air Quality Report July 11 Released: 7/11/2017
FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSIS Fire Behavior Summary: Temperatures will range in the upper 70’s to low 80’s and humidity will be in the mid 20% range. Winds will be from the northwest this...
Air Quality Report July 10, 2017 Released: 7/10/2017
Fire Behavior Summary: Temperatures in the general area of the fire will range in the mid-80’s with afternoon humidity possibly dropping into the teens. Winds will be from the northwest this...
July 10th Update Schaeffer Fire 14,934 Released: 7/9/2017
Yesterday, firefighters continued to have success with containment efforts as fire backed slowly toward the Kern River to the northwest. The west flank has held for the past 72 hours. Hotshot crews...
Air Quality Report July 8 Released: 7/8/2017
FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSIS Fire Behavior Summary: Temperatures in the general area of the fire will range in the upper 80’s with afternoon humidity possibly dropping into the teens. Winds...
Community Meetings in Kennedy Meadows and Inyokern Released: 7/8/2017
Please join members of the Central Coast Incident Management Team for community meetings about the Schaeffer Fire. Seating is limited, please bring a chair if possible.Saturday, July 8Kennedy Meadows...
Air Quality Report July 7 Released: 7/7/2017
FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSISWeather: Temperatures in the general area of the fire will range in the upper 80’s with lower relative humidity ranging around 20%. Light and variable winds in the...
Air Quality Report July 6 Released: 7/6/2017
FIRE, WEATHER AND SMOKE SYNOPSIS Weather: Temperatures in the general area of the fire will range in the upper 80’s with lower relative humidity ranging around 20%. Light and variable winds in the...