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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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News Releases — Windy Fire

Windy Fire Update, October 9, 2021 Released: 10/9/2021
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...
Windy Fire Update, October 6, 2021, evening recap Released: 10/6/2021
Current Situation: Wednesday evening, October 6, 2021 (also posted on Sequoia National Forest's Facebook page)The #WindyFire is currently estimated to be 97, 514 acres (a 55-acre increase from...
Windy Fire Update, October 6, 2021 Released: 10/6/2021
Resources: 1,573 Personnel, 39 Hand Crews, 83 Engines, 17 Helicopters, 13 Dozers, 13 Water TendersStructures Threatened: 1,000 Residences, 50 Commercial BuildingsStructures Destroyed: 20...
Windy Fire Update, October 5, 2021, evening recap Released: 10/5/2021
Current Situation: Tuesday evening, October 5, 2021 (also posted on Sequoia National Forest's Facebook page)The #WindyFire is currently estimated to be 97,014 acres (no change from Tuesday...
Faces of the Fire: First Responder Therapy Dogs Released: 10/5/2021
The faces working behind the Windy Fire are as different and diverse as anyplace you can think of.  However, these ‘Faces of the Fire’ are very unique. Meet Moose, a 4-year-old chocolate...
Windy Fire Update, October 5, 2021 Released: 10/5/2021
Resources: 1,972 Personnel, 52 Hand Crews, 107 Engines, 17 Helicopters, 13 Dozers, 14 Water TendersStructures Threatened: 1,000 Residences, 50 Commercial BuildingsStructures Destroyed: 20...
Windy Fire Update, October 4, 2021, evening recap Released: 10/4/2021
 Current Situation: Monday evening, October 4, 2021 (also posted on Sequoia National Forest's Facebook page) The #WindyFire is currently estimated to be 95,345 acres (a 599-acre increase from...
Tule River Tribal Members Working on the Windy Fire Released: 10/4/2021
Tule River Tribal Members Working on the Windy Fire  There are many local resources assisting with the fire-suppression effort on the Windy Fire. Pictured from left to right: Shane Santos, Daniel...