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SQF Complex

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

Sequoia National Forest
Email: sqfcomplex2020@gmail.com
Phone: 559-920-1588
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Denise Alonzo
Email: denise.alonzo@usda.gov
Phone: 559-539-2607
Hours: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Alicia Embrey
Email: alicia.embrey@usda.gov
Phone: 559-339-4063
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closures — SQF Complex

Castle Fire closures remain in effect for severely burned areas Released: 2/12/2021
From August to December 2020, the Castle Fire burned across thousands of acres in the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument. Forest officials evaluated the most impacted area...
Castle Fire area closure continues through February 15, 2021 Released: 2/1/2021
Forest officials have extended the closure of Sequoia National Forest managed land near the Castle Fire through February 15, 2021.  Hazardous conditions exist for anyone walking through the...
Castle Fire area closure continues through January 31, 2021 Released: 1/6/2021
Forest officials have extended the closure of Sequoia National Forest managed land near the Castle Fire through January 31, 2021.  Despite cooler temperatures and some precipitation, hot spots...
SQF COMPLEX FIRE AREA, TRAIL AND ROAD CLOSURE Released: 10/2/2020
SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST GIANT SEQUOIA NATIONAL MONUMENT WESTERN DIVIDE AND KERN RIVER RANGER DISTRICTS SQF COMPLEX FIRE AREA, ROADS, AND TRAILS CLOSURE   Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R....
Pacific Southwest Region: Regional Order No. 20-20 Released: 10/2/2020
Pacific Southwest Region Regional Order No. 20-20 I have decided to issue Regional Order No. 20-20 to prohibit going into or being upon National Forest System lands, roads and trails in the...
Sequoia National Park to Reopen Thursday, October 1 Released: 10/1/2020
Sequoia National Park to Reopen Thursday, October 1  Mineral King will remain closed for the season and some wilderness closures will be in place SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif....
Forest Service Revises Closure Orders and Fire Restrictions in California Released: 9/30/2020
 VALLEJO, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region has revised closure orders and fire prohibitions in California. These decisions will continue to be evaluated daily. The...
Forest Service Extends Closure Orders and Fire Restrictions in California Released: 9/25/2020
Forest Service Extends Closure Orders and Fire Restrictions in California VALLEJO, Calif. – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire...
USFS Restricts Prohibited Acts Sept 19-24, Order #20-15 Released: 9/19/2020
Regional Order No. 20-15 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Forest Closure Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a) and (b), and to provide for public safety...
USFS Restricts Prohibited Acts Sept 19 -24, Order #20-14 Released: 9/19/2020
Regional Order No. 20-14 USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Emergency Fire Restrictions Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. § 551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to provide for public safety and...