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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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Sequoia National Forest
Email: denise.alonzo@usda.gov
Phone: 559-539-2607
Hours: Mon - Fri 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

News Releases — Windy Fire

Windy Fire Update, October 19, 2021 Released: 10/19/2021
Start Date: 9/9/21Cause: LightningSize: 97,554 acresPercent  Containment: 91Helicopters: 3Engines: 11Crews: 4Dozers: 5Total Personnel: 334CURRENT CONDITIONS: A section of perimeter line on the...
Windy Fire Update, October 18, 2021 Released: 10/18/2021
Start Date: 9/9/21Cause: LightningSize: 97,554 acresPercent Containment: 88Helicopters: 3Engines: 12Crews: 4Dozers: 5Total Personnel: 369 CURRENT CONDITIONS: A cold front moved through the area...
Windy Fire Update, October 17, 2021 Released: 10/17/2021
StartDate: 9/9/21Cause: LightningSize: 97,554 acresPercent  Containment: 88Helicopters: 6Engines: 14Crews: 5Dozers: 5Total Personnel: 425CURRENT CONDITIONS: The Windy Fire was mostly quiet...
Windy Fire Update, October 16, 2021 Released: 10/16/2021
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: 10/15/2021
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: 10/14/2021
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: 10/13/2021
    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: 10/12/2021
  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: 10/11/2021
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: 10/10/2021
  Start Date 9/9 Cause Lightning Size 97,554 Percent Containment 85     Helicopters 12 Engines 41 Crews 26 Dozers 10 Total...