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PG&E Holds Open House On Dam Failure Procedures

NORTH FORK – There is often a lot of focus on what residents should do in the event of a massive wildfire or destructive storm. But how often do people think about what to do if a dam in the area were to fail? PG&E has scheduled an open house on Monday, Apr. 22, at the North Fork Town Hall, ...

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What To Do If Your Vehicle Catches Fire

With the summer travel season approaching, motorist do their best to prepare for any eventuality while on the road. One thing they may not anticipate is what they would do if their vehicle catches fire, and those split second decisions could mean the difference between a bothersome interruption of a vacation, and tragedy. According to a recently released U.S. Fire ...

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Free Recycling in Madera County

The North Fork Transfer Station accepts separated recyclables (no trash) for NO CHARGE. Recyclables accepted include: -Separated recyclables including copy paper, colored paper, cardboard, junk mail, phone books, and magazines, anything that tears, as long as it is not food contaminated or is waxed coated. –Aluminum cans, tin and steel cans, plastics bottles and other plastics; scrap metal, and milk ...

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Hazardous Waste

THE MADERA COUNTY PERMANENT HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION FACILITY IS NOW OPEN The Permanent Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility is located at Fairmead Landfill, 21739 Road 19 Chowchilla, CA 93610. See Directions below. The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturdays (except Major Holidays) FREE DISPOSAL OF RESIDENTIAL HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE The Facility accepts Motor Oil, Antifreeze, ...

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Oil Recycling and Disposal

Used Motor Oil Collections Centers (Certified) Dan’s Auto Center 49329 Golden Oak Loop Oakhurst, CA (559) 683-6006 Valvoline Instant Oil Change 40144 Enterprise Drive #B Oakhurst, CA (559) 683-2377 Eagle Quick Lube 40179 Enterprise Drive #G Oakhurst, CA (559) 658-2300 Agricultural Used Motor Oil Recycling Locations – Call for Appointment J.W. Meyers 27348 Avenue 14 Madera, CA (559) 673-3101 Fairmead ...

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Where’s The Dump?

If you don’t have trash pickup at your residence, you need to go to the dump. Here are your choices in Madera County: The North Fork Transfer Station – (Not a landfill, but a facility for dumping your trash into big trucks that haul it away). Location: 33699 Road 274, North Fork, Ca (map this location please) Hours: Thursday through ...

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