Wildfire In Sierra National Forest Prompts Campground Closures

A wildfire that has been burning in the Sierra National Forest since the weekend has prompted safety officials to close several campgrounds.

The following campgrounds are closed:

-Sample Meadow

-West Kaiser

-Jackass Rock Organization

-Lower Chiquito

-Little Jackass

-Soda Springs


-Sweet Water

-China Bar

-Rock Creek


-Badger Flat

-Midge Creek

The Aspen Fire, the largest of more than a dozen fires that were sparked by a weekend lightning storm, has burned nearly 4,500 acres.