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Alert: Vegetation Fire Raymond

RAYMOND–Air and ground firefighters are responding to a vegetation fire in the 38000 block of Road 600. The fire is reported to be 5 acres burning at a moderate rate of spread in oak woodland. The potential is for 25 acres. This is the Gulch Fire.

We will update this article when more information is available.

UPDATE 3:30pm

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the evacuation order for Zone MAD-E0303 Dupfy Fire Road- West have been lifted. Please use caution, emergency equipment and personnel are still in the area. Go to www.maderaaware.com for an interactive map of current conditions.

UPDATE 

The fire is contained. Crews will remain on scene for 4-5 hours for full control.

UPDATE 10:12am

Firefighters will be on scene for approximately 4 hours mopping up. Air attack and a helicopter are also working the fire at this time.

UPDATE 9:30AM

An Evacuation Warning has been issued for Zone MAD-E0303 Dupfy Fire Road- West due to Vegetation Fire. There is a potential threat to life and property. Monitor the situation and prepare to take action immediately. Don’t wait for an evacuation order to leave if you feel threatened. Those who require additional time to evacuate, and those with pets and livestock should leave now. If you’re in need of evacuation assistance, call (559) 675-7770. If it is an emergency, call 9 1 1 Go to www.maderaaware.com for an interactive map of current evacuations.

UPDATE 9:50AM

Forward progress of the fire has been stopped.

Road 600 is being closed in the area.

Incident: 0121

Type: Provide Traffic Control

Location: Road 600 / Leland Gulch Rd Loc Desc: 38375 ROAD 600 Lat/Lon: 37.307339 -119.792070

Detail Information
9:42 AM 2 [2] REQ UNITS FOR RD CLOSURE
9:42 AM 1 [1] RD CLOSURE

UPDATE 9:25am

Localized evacuations are being conducted in the area.

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