Evacuation Warnings as KNP Complex Fire Grows in Sequoia National Park

The KNP Complex Fire burning in the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks grew to 76,768 acres and was 11 percent contained by the early hours of Tuesday, October 5, according to the latest incident information.

The fire had triggered several new evacuation warnings on Monday as it grew, the Fresno Bee said.

Footage posted by Michael Torres on October 4 shows large plumes of smoke rising in the Sequoia National Forest, as flames burn around crews using heavy machinery to move debris. Credit: Michael Torres via Storyful

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