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NIFC Mobilizes Mexican Fire Crews and Additional Fire Support From Canada and the U.S. Military

Boise, Idaho — The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho has requested additional fire personnel and equipment from Canada and the U.S. Military to assist with wildfire suppression efforts in California and Oregon, along with five crews totaling 100 firefighters and four agency representatives from Guadalajara, Mexico. “We continue to experience above-normal fire activity in California, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon ...

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Creek Fire: 291,426 Acres Burned with 34% Containment

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 24, 2020 – Current weather conditions will continue through the weekend when a high-pressure system is expected to move across the northern part of the West Coast. This will shift winds to the northeast that will create a light to moderate down-sloping wind. Temperatures are also expected to climb this weekend and into next week with ...

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Firefighters Daily Respond to More Than 20 New Initial Attack Wildfires Across California

CALIFORNIA – Sept, 24, 2020 – Crews continue to battle 26 major wildfires in California. With over 18,200 firefighters on the front lines, crews continue to gain ground on these fires. Yesterday, firefighters responded to 23 new initial attack wildfires across the State, all of which were quickly contained. Since the beginning of the year, there have been well over 8,000 ...

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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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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 23. 2020 – Yesterday, firefighters gained full containment on the CZU Lightning Complex in Santa Cruz and San Mateo Counties. Crews continue to battle 26 remaining major wildfires in California. Today there are over 18,200 firefighters on the front lines. Firefighters continue to make progress on the over two dozen major wildfire, as well as the 22 ...

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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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Fires Continue to Burn Across California

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 22, 2020 – Over 18,700 firefighters continue to battle 27 major wildfires in California. Yesterday, firefighters were able to contain the 50 acre Shackleford Fire in Siskiyou County, as well as 18 new initial attack wildfires throughout the State. Since the beginning of the year, there have been well over 8,000 wildfires that have burned over 3.6 ...

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