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  • More Fire Closures

    DUNLAP, California, September 1, 2015 – The Rough Fire, currently burning in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests and in Kings Canyon National Park has impacted visitors across all boundaries. This threat is not just from the spread of the fire, but also from the presence of smoke in the air. Most of the Hume

  • Fire Update!

    Closures & Advisories: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks issued a closure of the Cedar Grove area and portions of the Grant Grove area. Sierra National Forest issued a closure order for the Rough Fire Area. Sequoia National Forest issued a closure order for the Hume Lake and Monarch Wilderness, including Forest Road 12S01, 12S01E,

  • Hume Lake, Monarch and Jennie Lakes Wilderness Closed

     Dunlap, Calif., August 20, 2015—The Rough Fire has continued its spread onto the Sequoia National Forest’s Hume Lake Ranger District. For public safety, the Forest has closed most of Hume Lake, including the Monarch and Jennie Lakes Wildernesses. Updated information about the Rough Fire can be found on Inciweb (inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4456/). The Rough Fire, which began

  • Let the night skies be your show this Fourth of July

    Fireworks are prohibited in the Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument Porterville, California, July 01, 2015 – With the Fourth of July holiday coming up this weekend, Sequoia National Forest officials are reminding visitors that all fireworks are banned on national forest lands. This prohibition includes “safe and sane” fireworks sold in various