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Structure Fire On Ashworth Road In Bootjack Area

MARIPOSA COUNTY – As firefighters work to bring the Detwiler Fire under control, another fire has been reported in the Bootjack area on Ashworth Road near Grist Road. The fire was reported at 6:10 p.m., and Air Attack diverted from the Detwiler Fire to have a look. At 6:15 p.m., the pilot reported the fire at 1-1/2 acres with one ...

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Assistance Center For Detwiler Victims Open Again Tomorrow

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Local Assistance Center for anyone affected by the Detwiler Fire will be open again tomorrow, Wednesday, July 26, the Mariposa High School Gymnasium located at 5074 Old Highway N from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This is a multi-agency support center for ANYONE impacted by the Detwiler Fire. Local, State and Federal agencies will be available ...

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Firefighters Holding The Line On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters continue to make good progress on the Detwiler Fire, aided by higher humidity recovery overnight. Crews were able to stop the spread of what is now reported as a nearly 500-acre breakout from late yesterday afternoon. The slop-over was held within the secondary containment lines. The fire is still estimated at 78,900 acres, now with 65 ...

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Plan Now For Safe Pet Evacuation In Case Of Fire

MOUNTAIN AREA — When fire leads to evacuation, you may have only minutes to react. Notified via text or phone call, or even by a knock on the door, at that moment, you’re expected to grab and go. Quick — where are your pets? What do they need? A little advance planning will reduce stress and increase your chance of ...

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Detwiler Fire Makes Major Run On Northeast Perimeter

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Though residents have been encouraged by the recent news from the Detwiler Fire, it is not over by any means. Air tankers continued to respond to reports of flare-ups across the fire’s perimeter today, as the winds picked up and fire activity increased. Just before 4 p.m. air tankers were requested to deal with a breakout on ...

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Three Arrested For Theft Of Property On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Three people are behind bars after being arrested for stealing equipment while trespassing on closed areas of the Detwiler Fire. On Sunday, July 23, at about 9 p.m., mutual aid law enforcement partnering with the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office to provide enhanced security relating to the Detwiler Fire, contacted three suspects during their active security patrols in ...

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Evacuations Lifted for Agua Fria And Mt. Bullion Cutoff

MARIPOSA COUNTY — More evacuations are being lifted this morning in Mariposa County as the Detwiler Fire activity moves farther to the north and east. As of 8 a.m. today, residents only are being allowed to return to these areas: Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Road Agua Fria Road Princeton Road All other evacuation orders remain in effect. For a comprehensive list ...

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Gaining The Upper Hand On The Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters had another productive night on the firelines, assisted by higher humidity as they reinforced containment lines. The fire is now estimated at 76,500 acres and is 50 percent contained. There are currently 4,645 personnel assigned to the incident including 483 engines, 65 water tenders, 116 hand crews, 88 dozers, 20 helicopters and air tankers as available. ...

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Update On The Detwiler Fire Sunday 7 PM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters focused their efforts on the north and east areas of the Detwiler Fire today as temperatures pushed up into triple digits. The fire is now estimated at 76,250 acres and is 45 percent contained. There are currently 5,043 personnel assigned to the incident including 491 engines, 65 water tenders, 113 hand crews, 88 dozers, 20 helicopters ...

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Detailed List Of Detwiler Fire Evacs And Closures 6 PM Sunday

MARIPOSA COUNTY — This is a comprehensive list of all the evacuation areas and road closures from Cal Fire as of 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 23. (See updates from following days at the bottom of the page). Repopulation Areas 1. Town Proper of Mariposa- Reduced to an Advisory 2. Highway 140 from Hwy 49 South to Old Highway North- ...

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