SQF Complex Fire: 133,488 acres burned, 14% contained; latest evacuation orders

The Castle and Shotgun fires combined have destroyed 150 structures and left more than 3,000 threatened.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The SQF Complex Fire has grown to 133,488 acres as of Saturday evening and is 14% contained.

The Castle and Shotgun fires combined destroyed 150 structures and leave more than 3,000 threatened.

Tulare County residents can now check the status of their homes in the fire zone.

A new interactive map based on preliminary information was just made available.

It allows users to enter their address and click on icons to see information about damage, along with photos.


A new hotline has also been established for support and services. The number is 559-802-9790

Tulare County officials are carrying out damage assessment. If you are worried about your property and want them to assess it, visit here for more information.

Firefighters are focusing stopping the wildfire from spreading to the west. Overnight, fire crews were working to strengthen contingency lines in the area.

CAL FIRE officials say 14 first responders have been injured while battling the flames.

RELATED: SQF Complex Fire carves path of destruction in Tulare County mountain communities

The fire has closed several roads in the area, including Highway 198, which is the main route through Sequoia National Park. The park is closed due to the wildfire threat.


Silver City, Mineral King, Pyles Camp, Ponderosa, Sequoia Crest, Alpine Village, Redwood Drive, Lloyd Meadows, Cedar Slope, Camp Nelson, Rogers Camp, Mountain Aire, Pierpoint, Doyle Springs, Mountain Home, Coy Flat, and portions of Three Rivers, including south and east from 198, east to south of the Fork Campground, South Ford Drive, Horn and Cahoon Mountain and adjacent roads.

An evacuation order means there is an immediate threat to life. This is a lawful order to leave now. The area is lawfully closed to public access.


South Fork, Springville, all points between Globe Drive and Balch Park Rd, rest of Three Rivers area,

An evacuation warning means there is a potential threat to life or property. Those who require additional time to evacuate and those with pets/livestock should leave now.

You can register for evacuation alerts here for Tulare County: alerttc.com. A new map was released that shows evacuation areas, which can be found here.

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Scroll down for a list of resources available for evacuees and how to help people displaced by the SQF Complex Fire.

App users: For a better experience, click here to view the full map in a new window


RV/Trailer Parking: If you've been displaced by the SQF Complex Fire, and you have an RV or trailer, you can call 211 for assistance finding available locations to park.

Animals/Livestock: Tulare County Animals Services announced that large animals could be brought to the Porterville Fairgrounds or the Woodlake Rodeo grounds. Staff members at those sites can also help with smaller pet needs.

Salvation Army: Families who have been displaced by the SQF Complex Fire and need items can request them by emailing fire@unitedwaytc.org


The Salvation Army is accepting donations for people who've been forced from their homes due to the SQF Complex Fire.

You can drop off bottled water, non-perishable food and hygiene products at the following locations.

314 E. San Joaquin, Tulare, CA
Monday and Tuesday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (closed 12:30-1:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, 2-5:00 p.m.

1501 W. Main St, Visalia, CA
Thursday and Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (closed 12:30-1:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.-noon

Call 559-687-2520 for more information.

Porterville Parenting Network
770 N. Main Street, Porterville, CA
Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Phone: 559-793-2527
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