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Railroad Fire

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Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
California
Clovis, CA 93611

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News Releases — Railroad Fire

Morning Update 9/14/17 Released: 9/14/2017
The Railroad Fire transitioned to a Sierra National Forest Type 3 management organization this morning at 6:00 AM. Crews will continue fire line suppression repair and mop-up on all parts of the...
Morning Update 9/13/17 Released: 9/13/2017
Summary There were no fire crews on the fire line last night. Today fire crews will continue with mop up operations to extinguish hot spots near the fire perimeter. Fire crews will also continue...
Morning Update 9/12/17 Released: 9/12/2017
There were no fire crews on the fire line last night. Thunderstorms brought about a quarter inch of rain over the fire area overnight. Today fire crews will continue with mop up operations to...
Morning Update 9/11/17 Released: 9/11/2017
For Immediate Release Date: September 11, 2017 Summary Fire line construction was completed last night. Today will continue with mop up operations to extinguish hot spots near the...
Smoke Forecast/Air Quality Report 9/10/17 Released: 9/10/2017
Smoke: Continued overall improvement at most sites. Winds from a more easterly direction and potential rain from afternoon thunderstorms tonight should keep the remaining Railroad Fire emissions out...
Morning Update 9/10/17 Released: 9/10/2017
Railroad Fire Location: Highway 41 between the communities of Sugar Pine and Fish Camp Acres Burned: 12,358 Structures Threatened: 150 Containment: 70% Structures...
Sierra National Forest Officials issue forest advisory Released: 9/9/2017
Sierra National Forest Officials issue forest advisoryOAKHURST, CA, September 9, 2017 – Over the weekend areas within the Railroad Fire have been repopulated after their evacuation over a week ago,...
Morning Update 9/9/17 Released: 9/9/2017
A second night of cooler temperatures with higher humidity kept fire to a minimum overnight. Today’s forecast is calling for slightly higher temperatures and a chance of thunderstorms this...
Smoke Forecast/Air Quality Report 9-8-17 Released: 9/8/2017
Smoke: Dispersion will start to degrade today, and smoke impacts may worsen in the morning tomorrow, depending on proximity to fires. This is because light transport winds are turning from SSW to...
Smoke Forecast/Air Quality Report 9-7-17 Released: 9/7/2017
Smoke: Dispersion will continue to improve today. However, southerly/southwesterly winds are still bringing smoke into Yosemite from the Railroad Fire, and to a lesser extent from the Empire and...