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20210908-bc-Frenchfire

20210908-bc-Frenchfire

Firefighters Lorin Snyder and Josh Simmons from Oregon Wood Inc. douse hot spots near homes on Charlott Drive and Highway 155. The French Fire continues to burn in the Kern River Valley as fire officials estimate it has scorched 26,745 acres and is at 65 percent containment. Officials have lifted evacuation orders for the communities of Keysville, Shirley Meadows, Alta Sierra, Slick Rock, Wagy Flat and Black Gulch.