Last Updated
10/24/2022 10:52 AM
Date Started
07/09/2017 3:10 PM
Date Contained
01/09/2018 11:51 AM
Location Information
Tar Canyon Road, near Avenal
Latitude / Longitude
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Fresno-Kings Unit
Under Investigation

Status Update

Situation Summary

Firefighters continue to improve containment lines and patrol the fire perimeter to check for hot spots. Smoke will likely remain visible as interior pockets of vegetation continue to burn for several more days.

Damages and Destruction

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities.

  • 1
    Structures Destroyed
    Residential, Commercial and Other

Contact Information

Public & Media Information
(916) 203-4153

Agency Information

CAL FIRE Fresno-Kings Unit

Fresno County Sheriff’s Office

Kings County Sheriff's Department

Monterey County Sheriff's Office

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Kings County Fire Department

Pacific Gas and Electric

Bureau of Land Management

California Conservation Corps and Cal OES.