For Immediate Release                               
Contact: Rebecca Paterson, Fire Communication and Education Specialist​
Phone: (559) 769 5390


Sycamore Fire in Foothills of Sequoia National Park

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS, Calif., 16 October 2023 – Good afternoon everyone, update on the Sycamore Fire. The fire is currently approximately 25 acres, and forward progress has been stopped. The east and west flanks of the fire have been secured with hose lays and fire retardant, and there is currently no threat to park facilities and housing or to the community of Three Rivers. The Generals Highway has been fully reopened in both directions. 

[SOURCE: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks]