Smoky Knight Fire persists, costs mounting

It goes without saying that Tuolumne County residents are VERY happy the USFS, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Kern County, CAL FIRE, Tuolumne County Emergency Personnel, Tuolumne County Fire, and Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Department, and the Office of Emergency Services have put their all into containing the Knight Fire. Thank you,  firefighters! We […]

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USFS seeks to knock Knight from horse

Just received this very clever release from the USFS -someone’s getting punchy! Wildland Fire Update – Friday, July 31, 2009 @ 8 a.m. Knight Wildland Fire – Stanislaus National Forest South Central Sierra Interagency Incident Management Team Incident Commander Allen Johnson 10 % Containment Public Information Officer – Debbie Santiago Started: Sunday, July 26, 2009 […]

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Of course it’s MT. Knight!

Wish I had a secretary I could blame for my earlier typo, but the truth is, I was blogging late last night and yesterday was a long day. So for you folks who live out there, of course it’s Mt. Knight. Suffice to say that after several emails from offended residents, I doubt I’ll ever make that typo again. […]

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Mt. Knight firefighting efforts intense

Every summer, District 3 and Tuolumne County residents worry about the prospect of a major fire. We’ve been extremely fortunate for a number of years, but the Mt. Knight Fire now burning north of Twain Harte is a vivid reminder that big fires can and do happen here. To keep it from escalating further, suppression activity […]

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