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

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Hours at Temp Evac Points & Livestock Shelters Change 9/23/20

SQF Complex Wildfire
Announcements – 9/23/2020

VISALIA, CA – As of September 23, 2020, the Temporary Evacuation Points, livestock evacuation shelters, and Animal Services are amending their hours due to the SQF Complex fire activity. The temporary evacuation points at the Exeter Memorial Building and the Porterville College Football field are amending their hours of operation to Monday through Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

The Tulare County Animal Services livestock evacuation shelters at Woodlake Rodeo Grounds, Porterville Fairgrounds, and Tulare County Animal Service's main shelter will be open to owners wishing to pick-up, drop-off, or visit their evacuated animals between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Owners are encouraged to call (559) 636-4050 in advance to arrange pick-up or drop-off.

For other Animal Services related services including Animal Control functions, stray dog drop-offs, licensing and other administrative functions, phone hours are Monday through Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with shelter operation hours Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The shelter is closed to normal operations on Sunday.

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