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Common Questions About the Creek Fire

FRESNO COUNTY – The agencies involved with the Creek Fire Incident would like to take a moment to address some common questions they have heard from the community members about the fire. This will hopefully reduce all of the involved agency’s emails and call volume as it is difficult for them to address everyone on an individual basis.  The information ...

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PG&E Planned Power Outages October 1 & 3

On Thursday, October 1, multiple buildings in Big Oak Flat and Hodgdon Meadows will have planned commercial power outages for Wildfire Safety Work. Outages are scheduled for 8am – 4pm. On Saturday, October 3, the Mariposa Grove Administrative Office will have planned commercial power outages to replace electrical poles. That outage is scheduled for 9am – 4pm. For more information ...

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Indoor Operations for Nail Salons are Now Permitted With Modifications

Effective immediately, indoor operations for nail salons are permitted with modifications in California. For counties that are in the purple tier (widespread) such as Madera County: Nail services and physician-ordered electrolysis may now be performed indoors Tattooing, piercing, and non-medical electrolysis must close and cannot be performed outdoors All other personal services must be performed outdoors only with modification The updated guidance for expanded ...

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Military Strike Teams Put Into Action on the Creek Fire

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 22. 2020 –  The Creek Fire has now burned more than 283,000 acres with 30% containment and full containment not expected until Oct. 31, 2020. The fire has destroyed 855 structures and damaged another 71. There are now more than 3,100 personnel working the Creek Fire. Weather conditions will remain the same as the past 2 ...

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PG&E Has Created The Safety Action Center

OAKHURST – When customers are allowed to return home, PG&E wants to ensure they stay safe so they have created the Safety Action Center (www.safetyactioncenter.pge.com) with information about what customers can do to keep their family, home and business safe during emergency situations. We continue to make repairs following damage from the Creek Fire. About 850 customers remain out due ...

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Madera County Sheriff’s Foundation Seeks Support

MADERA – The Madera County Sheriff’s Foundation is seeking support to help with the efforts of the MCSO team working the Creek Fire. With the difficult and exhaustive work our Sheriff’s department is doing to help all of our citizens and communities. Any and all help is appreciated. Please click on the link below to help with the efforts of ...

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Creek Fire: Making Headway

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 21, 2020 –  The current hot and dry weather pattern will continue with mild winds that will moderate fire behavior and provide firefighters an opportunity to continue implementing their fire abatement plans. The Creek Fire is currently 27% contained and has now burned 278,368 acres with more than 3100 personnel diligently fighting for 100% containment. Fire ...

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250 Marines and Sailors Join Creek Fire Efforts

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 20, 2020 –  250 Marines and Sailors with the 7th Engineer Support Battalion from Camp Pendleton, California are beginning a 2-day field training today to reinforce the recent classroom orientation for new firefighters. The trainers are experienced wildland firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and National Park Service. 278,368 acres have burned ...

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