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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.

News Releases — SQF Complex

SQF Complex reaches containment, fire area remains closed Released: 1/6/2021
SPRINGVILLE, January 6, 2021 – Containment of the SQF Complex reached 100% for the portion of the fire managed by the Sequoia National Forest. Winter conditions are expected to extinguish...
Forest Closure extended through end of December, 2020 Released: 12/1/2020
Forest officials have extended the closure of Sequoia National Forest managed land near the Castle Fire through December 31, 2020.  Despite cooler temperatures, hot spots continue to smolder and...
PORTERVILLE LOCAL ASSISTANCE CENTER (LAC) CLOSED THROUGH THE WEEKEND Released: 11/12/2020
PORTERVILLE LOCAL ASSISTANCE CENTER (LAC) CLOSED THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO POSITIVE COVID-19 CASE VISALIA, CA –  PORTERVILLE LOCAL ASSISTANCE CENTER (LAC) CLOSED THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO...
Virtual Community Meeting, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. Released: 11/8/2020
Virtual Community Meeting, tonight at 7 p.m.  This meeting will be live-streamed on the Sequoia National Forest Facebook page. The video will also be available for viewing after the meeting on...
FOREST ORDER No. 0513-20-38 USDA FOREST SERVICE PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION Released: 11/6/2020
FOREST ORDER No. 0513-20-38 USDA FOREST SERVICE PACIFIC SOUTHWEST REGION Sequoia National Forest Pursuant to 16 U.S.C. §551 and 36 C.F.R. § 261.50(a), and to protect natural resources and provide...
Tulare County Downgrading areas under Evacuation Warning Released: 10/28/2020
For Immediate Release October 28, 2020 Tulare County Downgrading areas under Evacuation Warning VISALIA, CA –Sheriff Boudreaux has removed evacuation warning from the following areas effective...
PHASE ONE DEBRIS REMOVAL FOR RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE SQF COMPLEX FIRE Released: 10/27/2020
VISALIA, CA – The Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) is working with the County Resource Management Agency, the Environmental Health Division, and other County officials to begin phase...
Forest Service Fire Restrictions extended to October 30, 2020 Released: 10/22/2020
USDA Forest Service Region 5 Fire Restrictions extended through October 30, 2020. Regional Order No. 20-23, which prohibits building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, or stove fire,...
SQF Complex Update for Oct. 22, 2020 Released: 10/22/2020
Incident Information: Start / Report Date: 8/19/20  Cause: Lightning   Resources: Hand Crews: 13 Dozers: 3   Size: 168,973 acres         Location: 25 miles N of Kernville, CA  ...
SQF Complex Update for Oct. 21, 2020 Released: 10/21/2020
Incident Information: Start / Report Date: 8/19/20  Cause: Lightning   Resources: Hand Crews: 13 Dozers: 3   Size: 168,595 acres         Location: 25 miles N of...