Sequoia Fire Update                                  Updated 7/27/09

New Piute Mountain Emergency Road & Trail Closures put in effect 7/16/2009
Click Here to read more about Emergency trail closures

Piute Mountain Closed to Woodcutting
Click here to read more about Woodcutting Closures


We are seeing the results of the non management plan being forced on the Forest Service by lawsuits from extreme groups as our forests & wildlife are incinerated, as well as flash flooding & catastrophic erosion.

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It is high time that the public spoke loud clear & told our legislators to promote active management & stop pandering to special interest groups who are daily destroying hundreds of times more forest & wildlife habitat than the worst clear cut logging ever could have impacted.

If you would like to restore forest health please contact Congressman McCarthy's office at 661 327-3611 and ask how the Congressman plans to thin our overgrown diseased forest to reduce fuel loads & promote forest health.

The following information was provided by the Sequoia Forest Service. Please check with the Forest or Fire officials before entering the Forest during fire season. Many trails & areas are closed at this time.

Click Here for final Sequoia Piute Fire Report indicating over 37,000  acres burned at a cost of $23,647,000

Click Here for a map showing the Piute Fire 34,000 plus acre burn area as of 7/11/08 with a 44% containment at a cost of over $18,000,000

For more information and updates regarding the Piute Fire, please see the Kern County Fire website at

Our Watershed has been devastated by Unnatural Wildfire
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