Smoke may be visible high in the Kern drainage from the Soda Fire. This fire is located near Clicks Creek (one mile west of Gray Meadow) approximately ten miles northeast of Camp Nelson within the Golden Trout Wilderness. This area is managed by the Western Divide Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest, and Forest Service (FS) personnel are responding to the incident.
The Gun Fire started March 8 2014 off Interstate 8 & Sunrise Hwy near Pine Valley (San Diego County).
Current Large Fires
Fire locations are based on data provided by the National Interagency Fire Center and are subject to change.
Large Incident: A wildfire of 100 acres or more occuring in timber, or a wildfire of 300 acres or more occuring in grass/sage. Wildland Fire: Any nonstructure fire, other than prescribed fire, that occurs in the wildland. Wildland Fire - IMT1: Wildland fire; Type 1 Incident Management Team Assigned. Wildland Fire - IMT2: Wildland fire; Type 2 Incident Management Team Assigned. Wildland Fire - Other: Wildland fire; Other Incident Management Team Assigned besides a Type 1 or Type 2 team (e.g. Type 3). Wildland Fire Use (WFU) Fire - A naturally ignited wildland fire that is managed to accomplish specific prestated resource management objectives in predefined geographic areas outlined in Fire Management Plans.
Map information provided courtesy of the UDSA Remote Sensing Application Center using data provided by the National Interagency Fire Center. The data is subject to change.
Sierra Weather Outlook:
Brief high pressure ridging Fri-Sat will bring clearing and drying, before another cold front brings more rain by Sun-Mon. A stronger high pressure ridge builds in early next week with a more prolonged warming/drying trend with increasing NE/Offshore flow.
Many thanks to the Fire Information Services for the updates!
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