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Firefighters Make Good Progress On Camp Fire Near Bass Lake

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Firefighters have made good progress on the Camp Fire, burning on Central Camp Road near Forest Road 6S06 near Bass Lake. A new estimate has the final size of the fire at 3.25 acres; there has been no update on containment from the 30 percent as of 4 p.m. We will update here when a new ...

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Update On The Camp Fire Near Bass Lake 4 PM

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Crews are making good progress on the Camp Fire, burning 4.6 miles up Central Camp Road near Forest Road 6S06. Firefighters now have a hose lay around the entire perimeter, and the fire is 30 percent contained. The Camp Fire was reported at about 1 p.m. today, and is holding at 5-10 acres. Forward progress has ...

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Progress Being Made On The “Camp Fire” Near Bass Lake

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Crews continue their attack on the Camp Fire, burning 4.6 miles up Central Camp Road near Forest Road 6S06. The fire was reported at about 1 p.m. today, and is now estimated at 5-10 acres, with zero percent containment. Forward progress has slowed. There is hose lay along the right and left flanks of the fire. ...

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Fire Burning On Sierra National Forest Near Central Camp

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST — Just after 1 p.m. today as crews were beginning mop-up on a series of fires that sparked along Highway 41 in Coarsegold, crews were called to respond to a report of fire burning on the Sierra National Forest, 4.6 miles up Central Camp Road. The fire was called in by a North Fork resident who owns ...

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Multiple Fires Along Highway 41 Quickly Contained

MADERA COUNTY — Just before noon today, firefighters were dispatched to reports of several small fires burning along Highway 41 near the 22 Mile House. Those fires were quickly handled, just as reports began coming in of several spot fires on Deadwood near Road 420, and resources were diverted. One southbound lane of Highway 41 was closed to allow engines ...

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Fire Near Cal Fire Headquarters In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — A vegetation fire that started with a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of the Mariposa Human Services Department was stopped before damaging any structures. The fire was reported at 1:05 p.m. as a vehicle fire on Lemee Lane, and quickly spread to an estimated 10 acres, burning close behind the Cal Fire Emergency Command Center. Gusting ...

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Fire In Bootjack Contained In Less Than 10 Minutes

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters were called out to reports of a vegetation fire in the Bootjack area, near the 3500 block of Rocky Hollow Lane. The fire was reported at about 2:32 p.m. Nine engines from Cal Fire and Mariposa County Fire, two dozers and two ground crews were dispatched, along with Air Attack, two air tankers and a helicopter. ...

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Vegetation Fire Burning In Fish Camp Area

FISH CAMP — Firefighters have contained a vegetation fire burning off Summit Road just west of Highway 41 in the Fish Camp area. The Fir Fire was reported at about 6:30 a.m., and was estimated at about one acre by first resources at scene, with a slow rate of spread. Crews from the U.S. Forest Service, Cal Fire, Madera County ...

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Two Wildfires Burning Along Road 400

MADERA COUNTY — Just as some resources were being released from a vegetation fire in Yosemite Lakes Park, reports came in of another burning near Hensley Lake and a third near Road 33. Just before 2 p.m., a fire was reported just south of Hensley Lake on Road 400. The first engine at scene estimated 6-7 acres burning in light, ...

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Vegetation Fire In YLP On Running Deer Court

COARSEGOLD — A vegetation fire in Yosemite Lakes Park today was quickly handled by firefighters. At 12:46 p.m., crews were dispatched to report of a fire in the 43000 block of Running Deer Court. A full wildland dispatch was called up, including Cal Fire, Madera County Fire and Fresno Fire engines, dozers, hand crews from Mt. Bullion, and aircraft out ...

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