Sequoia National Forest

Fire sweeps Sierra foothills, destroys 2 homes

(AP) – More than 200 firefighters are battling a grass and woodland fire in the central Sierra foothills that has already destroyed two homes. State fire officials say the small but fast-moving fire has also […]


Weekend thunderstorms fuel Calif. wildfires

(AP) – An uncontained wildfire in Northern California‘s Plumas National Forest has consumed more than 16 square miles, fueled by winds from weekend thunderstorms. Officials say the Chips Fire grew in multiple directions on Sunday, […]


Cooler weather aids firefighters in Sequoia forest

(AP) – Crews aided by light rain, cooler temperatures and high humidity have been able to control a 1,800-acre wildfire in the Sequoia National Forest. The fire remained 35 percent contained Tuesday morning. Fire officials […]