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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 26, 2020 – With a Red Flag Warning in place over much of Northern California, crews continue to battle 25 major wildfires while remaining vigilant to the potential change in conditions.  With over 17,000 firefighters are on the front lines yesterday, They were able to make excellent progress on these remaining fires, as well as containing 18 ...

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The Latest News From Fresno State: Diversity, Local Art, and Wine!

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IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING CAMPUS ACCESS: Due to COVID-19 and guidelines from the California Department of Public Health for institutions of higher education, only authorized students, faculty, staff, visitors and contractors are permitted on campus. Fresno State Wins Diversity Award for Seventh Year Fresno State received the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and ...

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Public Notice: Reduction of Clerk’s Office Hours, Madera County Superior Court

PURSUANT TO CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 68106 AND THE CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT, RULE 10.620 NOTICE OF REDUCTION OF CLERK’S OFFICE HOURS MADERA – Pursuant to the above-referenced Government Code Section and California Rule of Court, the Madera County Superior Court is providing a sixty (60) day notice in the required form and to the required entities that it plans ...

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Yosemite Fire Updates

YOSEMITE – Sept. 25, 2020 – There are multiple fires burning in Yosemite National Park. Each fire is burning in Wilderness, in a fire adapted ecosystem. There are multiple trail closures in effect around Yosemite Creek and the southern part of the park. All fires may be visible from Tioga Road (Highway 120 through Yosemite National Park), Glacier Point, and ...

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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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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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