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Update On The Sky Fire Friday 4pm

OAKHURST – The Sky Fire continues to burn in the mountains northeast of the community of Oakhurst. It has consumed an estimated 538 acres since yesterday when it was reported just after noon, and is currently 15 percent contained. The fire still has a potential of growing in the next couple of days, say fire officials.

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Evacuations In North Fork As Corrine Fire Spots East

NORTH FORK – A five-acre spot fire that was started over a mile from the Corrine Fire has prompted evacuations and warnings from North Fork to Redinger Lake. At about 1 p.m., the spot fire was reported burning just west of Road 225 between Boulder Creek and Whiskey Trail. Sheriff’s deputies and Citizens on Patrol immediately began warning residents. Fresno ...

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Road 225 To Indian Creek Trailer Park Being Evacuated

NORTH FORK – The Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a five-acre spot fire from the Corrine Fire on Road 222 has started near Road 225 southeast of North Fork. They are beginning mandatory evacuations between the Indian Creek Trailer Park at the Redinger Lake Road, toward North Fork to Lark Lane. From Lark Lane to the Cascadel Woods turnoff (Road ...

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Panic And Fear Before Reunion And Relief

OAKHURST – The fourth day of Discovery Camp started out beautifully at Calvin Crest, where kids age 5-10 were set for a fun-filled morning and afternoon of activities on the charmed property nestled in the Sierra National Forest. “Our first session of Discovery Day Camp is underway,” wrote counselors on the organization’s Facebook page. “What a joy it is to ...

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Update On Triangle Fire Friday 10AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Triangle Fire, which started on Thursday, June 18, at 12:03 p.m. on Triangle Road near Buckingham Mountain, is now estimated at 60 acres with 60 percent containment. All roads in the area have been reopened, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. Most of the resources from this incident have been committed to other larger fires ...

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Sky Fire Near Oakhurst At 400 Acres

OAKHURST – The Sky Fire, burning along Road 632 (Sky Ranch Road) is now estimated at 400 acres, with 15 percent containment. The fire wasted no time heating up this morning, and the red glow of flames and a huge plume of smoke could be seen over Oakhurst as the sun rose.

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Corrine Fire Now At 600 Acres

NORTH FORK – The Corrine Fire, that started last night at about 9:30 p.m. has now grown to over 600 acres, with 20 percent containment. Deputies are evacuating the upper half of Road 222 from Corrine Lake Road to Road 200. The entire road is now closed from North Fork to the San Joaquin River.

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Corrine Fire Now At 600 Acres

NORTH FORK – The Corrine Fire, that started last night at about 9:30 p.m., has now grown to over 600 acres, with 20 percent containment. Deputies are evacuating the upper half of Road 222 from Corrine Lake Road to Road 200. The entire road is now closed from North Fork to the San Joaquin River. Some residents are refusing to ...

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Fire Near North Fork Off Road 222

NORTH FORK – A vegetation fire reported at about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, off Corrine Lake Road just south of North Fork, has grown to over 200 acres, stretching already limited resources. Evacuations have been implemented from Corrine Lake Road to the San Joaquin River. This is the fifth fire today in the mountain area.

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Sky Fire At 125 Acres And Growing

OAKHURST – The Sky Fire has now grown to over 125 acres, and evacuations continue along Sky Ranch Road (Road 632) just north of Oakhurst. The fire was reported at 2:35 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, when a vehicle caught fire and spread into the surrounding vegetation.

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