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Creek Fire Nearing 250,000 Acres

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 17, 2020 – Very dry air began moving into the region yesterday, along with increased winds and the weakening of the inversion that has kept the smoke from leaving. These factors have allowed for increased fire growth along the north and northeastern flanks of the Creek Fire. Containment lines on the west flank were extended north ...

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Virtual Yosemite: The Blue Jay Fire on Tioga Road

Image of the Blue Jay Fire off of Tioga Road.

YOSEMITE – Fires are inundating not only California, but most of the western United States, leaving both unprecedented smoky skies as well as widespread damage in their wake. Fire is an important part of the wilderness ecosystem, however. The National Park Service will let fires, such as this one just below the Tioga Road in Yosemite, burn naturally, allowing them ...

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26 Major Fires Still Burning in California

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 17, 2020 – Over 17,400 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 26 major and three extended attack wildfires in California. The weather pattern over much of California should be similar to yesterday with higher temperatures and fairly clear skies. While progress was made on a number of fires, several others saw growth due to increased fire behavior ...

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Camarena Health Brings Health and Wellness Center, Jobs to Tesoro Viejo

MADERA, CA – Camarena Health is proud to announce its collaboration with Tesoro Viejo on the development of a health and wellness center.  This new, state-of-the art 13,000 square-foot building will be situated in the heart of Tesoro Viejo’s Town Center and will provide medical, dental, health education and other wellness services for both patients and the community. “It is a ...

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Evacuation Order REDUCED for M18, M16, M15, M14, M13, M2, and M1

Madera County – Evacuation Orders for M18, M16, M15, M14, M13, M2, and M1 have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware that there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. ...

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Important Information For Voters who are Displaced Due to the Creek Fire

MADERA  – Ballots will be mailed between October 1 and October 5 to all registered voters in Madera County. By law, ballots cannot be forwarded so If you are unable to retrieve your mail due to the Creek Fire please contact the Elections Division by phone (800-435-0509) or email (electionsinfo@maderacounty.com) to provide them with a new or updated mailing address. ...

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Update | Evacuation Warnings LIFTED for M49, M50, M51 M52

Madera County – The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the evacuation warnings for Evacuation Zones M49 Road 422, M50, John West and M51 Upper Road 426 have been lifted. Please go to the Madera County Web Page and click on the fire map to see more information. The following Mandatory Evacuation Order areas have been reduced to ...

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Madera Sheriff | Evacuation Order Partially Lifted

Madera County – Evacuation Orders for the following areas have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware that there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately.These areas are being opened to ...

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Madera Sheriff | Evacuation Warning Areas Lifted in Zones M58-M87

Madera County – Evacuation Warning Areas Lifted in Zones M58-M87. These zones include the general Hwy 41 corridor between road 200 and Bass Lake Rd (Rd 222). Please see the Evacuation Map for specific details, you will see those zones now in Green. All other Madera County Mandatory Evacuations and Evacuation Warnings remain in effect. To view a map of ...

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