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Evacuations Lifted For Coulterville And Some Other Areas

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12 noon: These areas will still remain under advisory. Evacuation Advisory- Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders.  Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare. Evacuations lifted for these areas: Hwy 49 North ...

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Update On The Detwiler Fire Sunday 7 AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Detwiler Fire that started a week ago today in Mariposa County has now consumed 76,000 acres and is still estimated at 40 percent containment. Firefighters worked throughout the night constructing and improving fire lines. The fire is still making minimal uphill runs in grass and chaparral. One firefighter was airlifted from the Bagby area just before midnight ...

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Firefighters Gaining Ground On The Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters had a very productive day on the Detwiler Fire, though high temperatures and steep terrain presented challenges on the active northeast section. The fire is now estimated at 75,500 acres and is 40 percent contained. The number of single-family residences destroyed has been adjusted to 63, with 13 damaged. One commercial structures has been lost. 67 ...

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Residents Allowed To Return To More Areas In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Residents in the     area are being allowed to return to their homes this evening. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has release these updates on conditions in the fire area: ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Saturday, July 22,  at 6 p.m. These areas will ...

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Sheriff Updates Evacuation Information On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — This is the most recent update from the Sheriff’s Office on the state of closures and evacuations: ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE:  Hwy 132 at Horseshoe bend***Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 49N at Penon Blanco *** Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 120 at Smith Stations*** Open to residents only with proof ...

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Two Men Arrested For “Sneaking” Into Evacuation Area

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Two men are behind bars for refusing to stay out of the area under evacuation on the Detwiler Fire. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office arrested Thomas Allen, 36, and Daniel Thomas, 38, both of Mariposa, on Friday July 21, at approximately 10 p.m. Allen and Thomas were contacted by law enforcement within the evacuation area. Both had ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted In More Areas Of Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Saturday, July 22, at 1:30 p.m. These areas will still remain under advisory. Evacuation Advisory- Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders. Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare. French Camp Road Fournier Road Mykleoaks Road West Whitlock ...

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Detwiler Fire Now 30 Percent Contained

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters made good progress on the Detwiler Fire overnight, as it increased in size by only 200 acres. The fire is now estimated at 75,200 acres and is 30 percent contained. The number of single-family residences destroyed has been adjusted to 60, with 13 damaged. One commercial structures has been lost. 63 minor structures have been destroyed, ...

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Detwiler Fire Community Meeting In Mariposa Tonight

MARIPOSA — Cal Fire Incident Management Team 4, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, and additional cooperating agencies on the Detwiler Fire will be hosting a community meeting in Mariposa tonight, July 22, at 7 p.m. Representatives from the agencies managing the incident will provide an operational briefing and be available for questions. Please arrive early as the meeting will start ...

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Central Cal Animal Disaster Team Still Busy On Detwiler Fire

OAKHURST — The Central California Animal Disaster Team (CCADT) remains deployed for evacuations due to the Detwiler Fire. The small animal shelters are still set up at the EV Free Church on School Road and Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church on Highway 41 in Oakhurst. CCADT supply trailers are located at the EV Free Church, 50443 Road 427 in Oakhurst CCADT is currently ...

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