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French Post-Fire BAER

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

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French Post-Fire BAER Assessment Report Released

French Post-Fire BAER Burned Area Emergency Response
Announcements – 10/30/2021

FRENCH POST-FIRE BAER ASSESSMENT REPORT RELEASED

The Forest Service, Sequoia National Forest completed its post-fire assessment for emergency stabilization measures and actions on National Forest System (NFS) lands burned by the French Fire.  The emergency treatments and activities are designed to decrease possible impacts to critical values from the burned area such as: life and safety, property, critical natural resources, and cultural resources.

NOTE: Attached below as “Related Information” is a PDF document called “French Post-Fire BAER 2500-8 Report_PUBLIC”.
 

SPECIAL BAER SAFETY MESSAGE: Everyone near and downstream from the burned areas should remain alert and stay updated on weather conditions that may result in heavy rains and increased water runoff. Flash flooding and landslides may occur quickly during heavy rain events and residents and forest visitors need to be prepared to take action. Current weather and emergency notifications can be found at the National Weather Service websites: www.weather.gov/sto/ and www.weather.gov/hnx.

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