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Stolen Property Recovered

OAKHURST — On Saturday July 2, 2022 shortly before 6am, Madera County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Williams and Deputy Murphy were driving into Oakhurst when they observed a column of smoke coming from a wooded area near Victoria Lane and CA-41. The officers were able to trace the origin of the smoke to an encampment occupied by two adult females. While ...

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Drowning at Eastman Lake

MADERA COUNTY — Shortly before 5pm on Sunday July 3, 2022, the Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center was notified of an unaccounted for 13 year old female at Eastman Lake. Immediately, Madera County Sheriff’s Office Deputies along with Search and Rescue Volunteers, Sheriff’s Dive Team, California Highway Patrol Helicopter H-40, Army Corps of Engineers Rangers, Cal-Fire and Pistoresi Ambulance personnel ...

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Holiday Weekend Fatality at Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a fatality occurred at Bass Lake on Saturday, July 2, 2022. Shortly after 5pm on Saturday, the Madera County Sheriff’s Communications Center received an emergency call at Bass Lake. When deputies arrived on scene they found several good Samaritans performing CPR on an adult female who was not breathing. Boat ...

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Traffic Alert Coarsegold Hwy 41

  Update 8:15pm Traffic has begun to move through the area however it is moving slowly and very backed up. Expect delays. Original Report California Highway Patrol is currently reporting a major injury motor vehicle accident has occurred on Highway 41 near Road 415 in the Coarsegold area (Madera County). Two vehicles are involved and one person was reported to ...

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Wildfire Wednesday: Final – Part 8

This is the eighth and final article in a series of articles SNO has been doing called “Wildfire Wednesday.”  “The 12 Step Guide to Help Plan in Advance for Evacuation.” This guide was put together by Katie Hepler and the members of the California Fire Support Group on Facebook. The California Fire Support Group is “intended to allow collaboration between those ...

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Wildfire Wednesday: Make a List – Part 7

This is the seventh in a series of articles SNO will be doing called “Wildfire Wednesday.” To begin, there will be eight articles presenting “The 12 Step Guide to Help Plan in Advance for Evacuation.” This guide was put together by Katie Hepler and the members of the California Fire Support Group on Facebook. The California Fire Support Group is “intended ...

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Wildfire Wednesday: Pack a Go Bag – Part 6

This is the sixth in a series of articles SNO will be doing called “Wildfire Wednesday.” To begin, there will be eight articles presenting “The 12 Step Guide to Help Plan in Advance for Evacuation.” This guide was put together by Katie Hepler and the members of the California Fire Support Group on Facebook. The California Fire Support Group is “intended ...

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Prescribed Burn Planned for Sierra National Forest

Sierra National Forest continues with the winter/spring prescribed burning within the Bass Lake Ranger District. CLOVIS — The Sierra National Forest (SNF) will continue prescribed burning within the Bass Lake Ranger District, beginning Monday, March 14, as weather and air quality is optimal to start ignitions. These treatments will consist of understory burning. This includes removing fuels created during tree ...

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Wildfire Wednesday-Vital Documents-Part 5

This is the fifth in a series of articles SNO will be doing called “Wildfire Wednesday.” To begin, there will be 8 articles presenting “The 12 Step Guide to Help Plan in Advance for Evacuation.” This guide was put together by Katie Hepler and the members of the California Fire Support Group on Facebook. The California Fire Support Group is “intended ...

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Weekend

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – The National Weather Service, Hanford Office, has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our communities beginning today through Sunday. The advisory began at 5:53 AM PST Fri Mar 4 2022, for the following Mountain Communities – Mariposa-Madera Lower Sierra-Fresno-Tulare Lower Sierra-South End of the Lower Sierra-San Joaquin River Canyon-Piute Walker Basin-Including the cities of Bass Lake, Coarsegold, Fish ...

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