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Sequoia National Forest sets fire restrictions for Kern River Ranger District

Posted at 7:20 PM, Dec 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-22 22:20:45-05

Sequoia National Forest fire officials placed the Kern River Ranger District under fire restrictions, from December 21, through January 8, 2018. 

"We are asking the public to be aware of these conditions and help us keep our forest communities and forest safe from wildfire," said Forest Supervisor Kevin B. Elliott. Criteria.

 Restrictions will be in effect on the Kern River Ranger District.

No campfires or charcoal fires are allowed, except, in designated campgrounds and areas posted as "Exempt Areas" in the Forest Order exhibit and with a valid California Campfire Permit.