CA WILDFIRE: Potwisha Fire Is Now Contained

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LOCATION.

The fire was located in Sequoia / Kings Canyon National Parks, CA at Potwisha Grade at Hwy 198.

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FIRE STATUS.

The fire has been 100% contained as of 4/4/15, 2040 Hours PDT.

[Photo Courtesy | inciweb]

[Photo Courtesy | inciweb]

FIRE SUMMARY.

The fire was human-caused and it is currently under investigation.  It originally started around 1330 Hours PDT today within 45 minutes it was at seven [7] acres.  Around 1800 Hours PDT it was holding at 20 acres.

[Photo Courtesy | inciweb]

[Photo Courtesy | inciweb]

Fire suppression was conducted by National Park Service and CALFire with engines and aircraft.  40 personnel were on scene.

Fire fuels were mixed brush & oak.

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