Fire burning in remote area of Sequoia National Forest
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) The "Soda Fire" is burning in a remote part of the Sequoia National Forest.
The fire was discovered Tuesday morning and had consumed an estimated 130 acres by Wednesday morning, according to the interagency fire information website InciWeb.
The fire is near Clicks Creek, a mile west of Gray Meadow, and approximately 10 miles northeast of Camp Nelson within the Golden Trout Wilderness. The fire is burning in a steep and rugged portion of the forest with no road access, according to InciWeb.
The cause of the fire is yet unknown.
Smoke from the Soda Fire might be seen in the Kern River Valley.
Estimated containment is Saturday, with 15 firefighters assigned as of Wednesday.