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Creek Fire Remains Less Than 50% Contained

MADERA COUNTY – North Zone – Oct. 7, 2020 – Crews were able to complete the fire line in the Little Shuteye Peak area yesterday. Firefighters will continue to mop up and widen the line today with helicopter assistance as smoke allows. A small spot fire near Globe Rock occurred yesterday. Crews are working to complete containment today in this area ...

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Creek Fire

MADERA COUNTY – North Zone – Oct. 6, 2020 – The Sierra National Forest will allow individuals who were evacuated from their homes in the North Zone of the fire an opportunity to return and collect their belongings  Oct. 7 through Oct. 11. Please follow the link for more information about temporary reentry to Arnold Meadows and Beasore Meadows: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/article/7147/57578/ ...

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California Fire Updates: 95% of all Wildfires in California are Started by Human Activity

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 6, 2020 – More than 16,400 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires and one extended attack wildfire across the state.  Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 35 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,300 wildfires that have burned well over 4 million acres in ...

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Bass Lake Ranger District and Madera County Sheriff’s Office to Allow Temporary Entry For Cabin Owners

North Fork, CA – The Sierra National Forest (SNF) Bass Lake Ranger District and Madera County Sheriff’s Office will allow individuals to enter temporarily to clean out and close cabins for the winter, in the Arnolds Meadow Community and Beasore Meadows Community. For those who have already submitted their request you will not need to re-submit. All applicants will be required ...

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Creek Fire Containment Less Than 50%

NORTH FORK – Oct. 5, 2020 – With the Creek Fire still very active in the south zone (Fresno County), effective immediately, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has issued evacuation orders for the following zones around Florence Lake: F10C, F10D, F10E, F10F and F10G. The containment figure that was reported yesterday, October 4th, of 62% was in error. This was ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 5, 2020 – More than 16,600 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires and one extended attack wildfire across the state.  Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 26 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all but one, the Lambert Fire in Amador County. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,300 wildfires ...

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Creek Fire at 315,413 Acres With 62% Containment

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 4, 2020 –  Fire lines east of North Fork are now in patrol status with more than 10 miles of hose retrieved from those lines. Crews are looking at opportunities to work directly on the uncontained fire perimeter north and east of Bass Lake. Good success with containment has also been achieved along north west areas ...

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California Fires

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 4, 2020 – More than 16,500 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires across the state. While Red Flag conditions have subsided, warm temperatures and low humidity continue to challenge crews’ efforts. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 27 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been ...

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Cabin Owners In Fresno County Being Allowed Temporary Entry

PRATHER – Sierra National Forest (SNF) High Sierra Ranger District and Fresno County Sheriff’s Office will allow individuals to enter temporarily to collect belongings left behind when evacuated (tents, trailers, boats and gear), and close cabins for the winter. Due to an overwhelming response the decision has been made to add another weekend to allow individuals affected by the Creek ...

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California Fire Updates: Crews Responded to 29 New Wildfires Yesterday

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 2, 2020 – As nearly 17,000 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires across the state, Red Flag conditions continue throughout the day in parts of California. Yesterday, crews also responded to 29 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,200 wildfires that have ...

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