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Creek Fire Damage Assessments 98% Complete

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 8, 2020 – Damage assessments are 98% complete leaving roughly 119 structures still threatened, 856 destroyed and 71 damaged. An interactive damage assessment map for Fresno County and Madera County is available: Fresno County Damage Assessment Map or https://bit.ly/3kxDyvI The Sierra National Forest will host an Incident Briefing Friday at 7pm via Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/SierraNF/ We ...

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More Than 15,000 Firefighters Still Battling Blazes in California

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 8, 2020 – More than 15,000 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 22 major wildfires across the state. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 23 new wildfires, quickly bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,400 wildfires that have burned well over 4 million acres in California. To date, ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 7, 2020 – More than 16,500 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 22 major wildfires and one extended attack wildfire across the state. Yesterday, firefighters also responded to 25 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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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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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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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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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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Creek Fire Progression Update

MADERA COUNTY – Oct. 1, 2020 – The fire continues to be active in the north, within the Ansel Adams Wilderness, but is confined by natural barriers. On the northwestern edge crews completed a successful backfiring operation connecting and filling in the containment line yesterday. Fire fighters continue to secure this edge, mopping up and increasing the containment line depth. ...

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