A lightning-caused wildfire in the Golden Trout Wilderness northeast of Springville has burned 1,450 acres and is only 7% contained, the U.S. Forest Service said.
The Fish fire is in a remote part of Sequoia National Forest. It was first reported Friday.
About 213 people are fighting the blaze and more crews have been ordered because it is likely to spread and is headed toward the Kern River, the Forest Service said.
The fire is in an area of mixed conifer forest with manzanita brush.
Back-country trails in the Trout Meadow area have been closed, but developed campgrounds and roads remain open. Smoke may be visible during the day and is likely to settle in valleys overnight.
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