Firefighting, Wildland FireFighting

Video: CA Crews Fighting Large Forest Fire


Fresno (CA) – Fire crews are trying to get a handle on the “Aspen Fire” in the Sierra National Forest that has burned 2,000 to 3,000 acres six miles Northwest of Huntington Lake.

The fire is burning near the community of Big Creek in steep, rugged, and inaccessible terrain. Dirk Charley with the Sierra National Forest said there is no imminent threat to the community of Big Creek, but a portion of Stumps Springs Road is closed to traffic.

The Sample Meadow and West Kaiser campgrounds have been evacuated.

Read more and watch video of the scene HERE