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Friday, September 27, 2013

U.S.F.S Sequoia National Forest Fire Restrictions Eased Campfires Now Allowed In Designated Sites. #CaFire

 U.S. Forest Service Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument announced a change in fire restrictions effective today. 


Fire Restrictions Changed due to Cooler Temperatures
Sequoia National Forest and Giant Sequoia National Monument announced a change in fire restrictions effective today. This includes forestlands located in Fresno, Tulare and Kern counties.

Campfires and charcoal barbecues are now allowed in designated sites less vulnerable to wildfire, which includes most developed campgrounds. These locations are posted at Forest offices and listed on the Sequoia National Forest website http://www.fs.usda.gov/sequoia/
Fire Ban Lifted Campfires allowed in designated sites with restrictions
Fire Restrictions Campfires allowed in designated sites
Date(s): Sep 26, 2013
In response to the decreasing fire danger, the Sequoia National Forest has entered into a reduced level of fire restrictions. Campfires and charcoal barbecues are now allowed in authorized sites listed in the Forest Order. Gas stoves are allowed anywhere. In all cases, the visitor must possess a valid California Campfire Permit.

List of areas allowing campfires

View the Forest Order


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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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