Kings Canyon Nat’l Park shuttered as Sequoia-based fires continue to grow
Two sets of fires in the southern Sierra Nevadas near Sequoia National Park and Forest continue to burn as firefighters attempt to divert them away from damaging ancient Giant Sequoia trees and the Giant Forest.
September 21, 2021
Calif. Democrats reject measures to bolster wildfire prevention, firefighting efforts
Firefighters are tackling California's largest-ever wildfire near Lake Tahoe and fresh blazes in Sequoia National Park. Hope for relief moving forward, however, was extinguished on Capitol Hill.
September 20, 2021
KNP Complex, Windy Fire boom – force closure of Kings Canyon Nat’l Park
Kings Canyon National Park joined its neighbor, Sequoia National Park, in being almost entirely closed by U.S. National Park Service officials amid wildfire threat.
September 19, 2021
Evacuation warnings issued for Tulare Co. residents near Windy Fire
Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux issued an evacuation warning for communities near the Windy Fire in the Sequoia National Forest.
September 16, 2021
KNP Complex swells, expanding evacuation orders into Three Rivers
A set of wildfires in the Sierra Nevada foothills near Sequoia National Park and Forest have prompted a wave of evacuation orders from fire and Sheriff's officials.
September 15, 2021
Forest Service orders closure of all Calif. national forests amid overwhelming blazes
Nearly every California national forest is set to temporarily close effective Monday at midnight through Sept. 17, the Forest Service announced.
August 30, 2021
Amid Dixie Fire, Calif. legislators fume as hearings on wildfire operations pushed off
Legislators still await their opportunity to grill Newsom administration and California fire officials over exaggerated claims of wildfire prevention.
August 17, 2021
PG&E: Dixie Fire may have been started by our power lines
The California utility told regulators it may have started the state's largest wildfire this year in the scar of the infamous 2018 Camp Fire, which it also started.
July 19, 2021
Report: Newsom walking back Brown’s wildfire prevention plan
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is walking back a wildfire prevention plan initially put in place by former Gov. Jerry Brown, according to a new report.
July 1, 2021
Crews tackling Blue Fire, blaze just south of Shaver Lake
Nearly a year after the Creek Fire broke out and ravaged the Sierra National Forest, another fire is threatening the area south of Shaver Lake just ahead of Independence Day weekend.
June 30, 2021