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Carstens Fire Update

MARIPOSA – 1,660 acres – 70% contained

All evacuation orders have been lifted as of Thursday at 4:00 pm. Residents with I.D. will be allowed to return to their homes.

Extensive mop-operations and patrol of the fire lines will continue. Contingency lines are being repaired to reduce erosion.

Drivers: please slow and allow large fire equipment to pass.

Road Closures:

•Carstens Rd., Buckingham Mtn. Rd. – remain open to residents with proper I.D
•All Forest Service roads leading to and around the fire area will remain closed.
•Carter Rd. open to all traffic including Carter Ranch Music Festival.
The Natural Resources Conservation Service is available to assist private landowners with rehabilitating property affected by the fire. Fore more information, contact: 209-966-3431, or:

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