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Forest Service Extends Closure Orders and Fire Restrictions in California

VALLEJO – Sept. 25, 2020 – The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region announces that current closure orders and fire prohibitions in California have been extended. This decision will be evaluated daily, taking fire and weather conditions into account. The fire prohibition includes building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or stove. Nine National Forests (NF) in California remain ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 25, 2020 – Firefighters and crews continue to battle 25 major wildfires in California with over 17,400 firefighters on the front lines. Yesterday, firefighters down in San Diego County were able to contain the over 17,000 acre Valley Fire, as well as 27 new initial attack wildfires across the State. Since the beginning of the year, there have ...

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Creek Fire Update: 36% Containment With More Than 3,000 Firefighters and Personnel

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 25, 2020 –  Weather conditions are expected to change with a high-pressure system moving across the area starting Saturday. This will shift winds to the northeast which will produce a light to moderate down-sloping wind. Temperatures are also expected to climb this weekend and into next week with a return of day-time high temperatures in the ...

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Pediatric Team in Oakhurst Helping Young Patients Feel at Ease

OAKHURST – As parents and guardians in the Oakhurst community welcome and raise the youngest members of their families, they have available to them the expertise of the board-certified pediatric team at Adventist Health Medical Office – Oakhurst. Taking a collaborative approach, the pediatric team includes pediatrician Linne Curtis, MD, and pediatric nurse practitioner Carol Cramer, CPNP-PC, who represent more ...

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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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Yosemite National Park to Reopen on Friday, September 25, 2020

YOSEMITE – Sept. 23, 2020 – Yosemite National Park will reopen to all park visitors on Friday, September 25, 2020 at 9:00 am. Some visitor services will be available and other visitor services will open incrementally over the weekend. The park has been closed since September 17 due to smoke impacts and hazardous air quality throughout the park. Campsites in ...

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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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