Fire Information Lines: (760) 376-3781 or (760) 379-5646 or http://www.inciweb.org/ (due to heavy fire activity, inciweb may not be accessible.
Sequoia National Forest: http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/sequoia/news/
Inyo National Forest: http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/inyo/
Clover Fire Activity
Location: Sequoia and Inyo National Forests in the South Sierra Wilderness, north of Kennedy Meadows, California.
Acreage: 15,300 acres.
Status: 90 % contained.
Fire line rehabilitation has been completed. Clover will be under aerial patrol once daily. Fire received precipitation over the last couple of days.
The command of the fire has been assumed by Scott Williams, Kern River Ranger District, Fire Mgmt. Officer.
Committed Resources: 1 Helicopter
Pacific Crest Trail
The closure order for the Pacific Crest Trail and the Clover Fire Area closures have both been lifted. Hikers are urged to use caution in the fire area.
|Cause||Lightning - Natural|
|Date of Origin||Wednesday May 28th, 2008 approx. 02:00 PM|
|Location||8 miles north of Kennedy Meadows in the South Sierra Wilderness|
|Incident Commander||Scott Williams|
|Estimated Containment Date||Sunday July 20th, 2008 approx. 12:00 AM|
Pinyon Pine, Juniper, mountain mahogany and sage.
Fire line rehabilitation has been completed. The Pacific Crest Trail section within the fire has now been re-opened. The temporary area closure surrounding the Clover Fire has also been lifted.
Area is under aerial patrol daily.
Fire received precipitation over the last couple of days.