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Windy Fire

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

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Public Information Line
Email: 2021.windy@firenet.gov
Phone: 559-791-8827
Hours: M-F 8am-8pm, S-S 8am-8pm

News Releases — Windy Fire

Windy Fire Update, October 16, 2021 Released: 12 hrs. ago
Start  Date: 9/9/21Cause: LightningSize: 97,554 acresPercent  Containment: 88Helicopters: 6Engines: 17Crews: 6Dozers: 5Total Personnel: 484 CURRENT CONDITIONS: Over the weekend and early next...
Windy Fire Update, October 15, 2021 Released: 1 day ago
Start Date: 9/9Cause: LightningSize: 97,554 acresPercent Containment: 88Helicopter: 7Engines: 20Crews: 8Dozers: 6Total Personnel: 559At Thursday’s day-shift briefing, an elder from the Tule River...
Windy Fire Update, October 14, 2021 Released: 2 days ago
Start Date: 9/9Cause: LightningSize: 97,554 acresPercent Containment: 88Helicopters: 8Engines: 22Crews: 10Dozers: 7Total  Personnel: 657CURRENT CONDITIONS: Firefighters are removing hazard trees...
Windy Fire Update, October 13, 2021 Released: 3 days ago
    Start Date: 9/9 Cause: Lightning Size: 97,554 Percent Containment: 88 Helicopters:  9 Engines: 36 Crews: 13 Dozers: 7 Total Personnel: 798     ...
Windy Fire Update, October 12, 2021 Released: 4 days ago
  Start Date: 9/9 Cause: Lightning Size: 97,554 Percent Containment: 88 Helicopters:  12 Engines: 39 Crews: 26 Dozers: 7 Total Personnel: 904   CURRENT CONDITIONS: Fire crews spent Monday...
Windy Fire Update, October 11, 2021 Released: 6 days ago
Start Date: 9/9 Cause: Lightning Size: 97,554 Percent Containment: 88 Helicopters:  7 Engines: 39 Crews: 26 Dozers: 8 Total Personnel: 1101   CURRENT CONDITIONS: A...
Windy Fire Update, October 10, 2021 Released: 7 days ago
  Start Date 9/9 Cause Lightning Size 97,554 Percent Containment 85     Helicopters 12 Engines 41 Crews 26 Dozers 10 Total...
Windy Fire Update, October 9, 2021 Released: 7 days ago
Windy Fire Update-Saturday, October 9, 2021   Start Date 9/9 Cause Lightning Size 97,554 Percent Containment 82 Helicopters 13 Engines...
Windy Fire Update, October 8, 2021 Released: 10/8/2021
CURRENT SITUATION: On its first day in command of the incident, the Great Basin Incident Management Team 6 (GB-IMT 6) continued patrolling and monitoring containment lines to ensure they would hold...
Windy Fire Update, October 7, 2021 Released: 10/7/2021
Start Date: September 9, 2021 Cause: Lightning Size: 97,514 Percent Containment: 75 Helicopters: 16 Engines: 69 Crews: 35 Dozers: 10 Total Personnel: 1,506   CURRENT SITUATION: The...