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Fire On Old Mill Road In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY – A fire burning near the end of Old Mill Road off E Westfall and Triangle Road is proving a challenge for firefighters. The fire was reported just after 10 a.m., and at that time a mobile home was fully involved. The flames have spread to the surrounding vegetation and there are reportedly propane tanks on the property ...

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Haigh Fire 100% Contained

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Haigh Fire, which started on Tuesday, June 10, off Highway 49 north of Coulterville, has now been declared 100% contained. The fire was stopped at 130 acres, and crews continue to do patrol and mop up. No structures were damaged or destroyed during the incident, and only one minor injury was reported.

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Vegetation Fire Near North Fork

NORTH FORK – Firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire just off Road 200 south of North Fork this afternoon. Just before 2:30 p.m. on Friday June 13, engines headed for what was dubbed the Bonnie Fire, making their way down a narrow dirt driveway just across from Maranatha Drive.

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John West Neighborhood Takes Action

OAKHURST – Residents in the John West Road, Jean Road East/West area aren’t fooling around when it comes to fire safety this season. After a couple fires that many residents consider “suspicious” in their neighborhood over the past few weeks, they are banding together to create a phone tree to alert each other should the need arise. Tomorrow evening, Friday, ...

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John West Neighborhood Takes Action

OAKHURST – Residents in the John West Road, Jean Road East/West area aren’t fooling around when it comes to fire safety this season. After a couple fires that many residents consider “suspicious” in their neighborhood over the past few weeks, they are banding together to create a phone tree to alert each other should the need arise.

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Update On Haigh Fire Near Coulterville

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Firefighters made good progress overnight on the Haigh Fire, burning north of Coulterville off Highway 49 and Haigh Road. Fire officials report 75% containment on the 130-acre blaze, which was reported on Tuesday, June 10, and minimal growth and fire activity since last evening. The smoky conditions experienced yesterday by residents in Eastern Mariposa and Madera Counties ...

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Lightning Sparks Fires On Sierra National Forest

SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST – Last night’s spectacular lightning storm let U.S. Forest Service firefighters know they would likely be busy today. There were 173 confirmed lightning strikes across the Sierra National Forest, sparking some 10 fires, according to SNF Headquarters. The Cattle One Fire, burning on the Bass Lake Ranger District just below Clover Meadow, was reported by the lookout ...

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Fire Near Coulterville Now Over 100 Acres

MARIPOSA COUNTY – A fire burning near Coulterville off Highway 49 at Haigh Road has now grown to 111 acres, and is causing smoky conditions in Eastern Mariposa and Madera Counties. The Haigh Fire, which was reported at 3:11 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, is 20% contained, and is burning in heavy brush. Cal Fire is reporting that extreme temperatures ...

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Evacuation Orders Lifted For Valley Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has announced that all evacuation orders and advisements have been lifted from the Valley Fire. The fire started on Friday afternoon, June 6, and is burning near Hunters Valley Road and Firehouse Road northwest of Bear Valley. Residents will need to show identification to return to the area.

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Update On Hunters Valley Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Fire crews worked through the night to gain 50% containment of the now 90-acre Valley Fire, burning in the Hunters Valley area of Mariposa County. The fire, which was reported on Friday afternoon, June 6, is burning near Hunters Valley Road and Firehouse Road in the Bear Valley area. CHP is in the area for traffic control, ...

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