Tulare County will be offering trash bins for residents returning to their homes following the SQF Complex Fire. These dumpsters will be available for residents to dispose of household items that were left inside at the time of evacuation. Residents can pick up trash bags at both the Camp Nelson Fire Station and the Porterville Local Assistance Center.

Bins will be available at the Camp Nelson Transfer Station. Overflow bins will be available down the hill at Springville Transfer Station. Please do not use the any other bins in the area. County staff will be working to empty the bins as much as possible.

REMINDER: No hazardous waste or household hazardous waste, e-waste, appliances, furniture, construction materials, or ash will be allowed to be disposed at these locations.

Camp Nelson Transfer Station

Located on State Route 190, 2 miles East of Camp Nelson

OPEN DAILY: 8:00 am – 4:00pm

Springville Transfer Station - OVERFLOW ONLY

Located on State Route 190, 1.5 miles South of Springville

OPEN DAILY: 8:00 am – 4:00pm


Informational Resources

Once a wildfire has burned through an area, many dangers may remain. Below are resources and informational materials for returning home following a wildland fire.