SQF Fire is 12% contained, 89,471 acres burned.


Yesterdays SQF briefing had some Good news. Diminishing winds continue to be favorable to help containment on the east side. The west flank is a different story as fire is moving into those mountain communities with mandatory evacuations for many areas. Today they split the fire teams, CDF will take command of the west flank and the type 1 crew and the current management will be in charge of the east side of the fire. More resources are being allocated and the fire has moved up in priority.

The following communities remain under an evacuation order:

  • Doyle Springs
  • Balch Park
  • Blue Ridge
  • Camp Nelson
  • Coy Flat
  • Mountain Aire
  • Pier Point
  • Alpine Village
  • Sequoia Crest
  • Redwood Drive
  • Ponderosa
  • Cedar Slopes
  • Pyles Boys Camp

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