Mammoth Pool http://kvpr.org en Madera County's 'French Fire' Burns In Sierra National Forest http://kvpr.org/post/madera-countys-french-fire-burns-sierra-national-forest <p>UPDATE: 11:00 AM 7/29/14<br />The French Fire grew to over 2,000 acres overnight as firefighters battled steep terrain in the area between the Rock Creek and Fish Creek campgrounds in the Sierra National Forest. Officials say the fire is not yet contained.</p><p>A total of 28 structures are threatened by the fire. Crews are attempting to use established control lines from last year's Aspen Fire to halt the French Fire's spread. Officials expect evening breezes to bring smoke from the fire into foothill communities and the valley floor.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:28:17 +0000 Joe Moore 36365 at http://kvpr.org Madera County's 'French Fire' Burns In Sierra National Forest Aspen Fire Grows to Over 16,000 Acres Near Huntington Lake http://kvpr.org/post/aspen-fire-grows-over-16000-acres-near-huntington-lake <p><strong>Update: 9:00 a.m. 8/1/13 </strong>- The Aspen Fire has now grown to 16,204 acres and is 40 percent contained.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Update: 9:00 a.m. 7/31/13</strong> - Fire officials say the Aspen Fire has now consumed 14,332 acres and is 35 percent contained.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:41:42 +0000 Joe Moore 19195 at http://kvpr.org Aspen Fire Grows to Over 16,000 Acres Near Huntington Lake