NORTH FORK– A vegetation fire has been reported at Road 200 and Road 222 in North Fork. Ground and air crews are battling the fire at this time. Evacuations are in progress. We will update this article as more information is available.
The Fork Fire is now 400 acres and 0% contained according to CalFire.
All evacuations remain in place (see below).
All North Fork area schools have been canceled for tomorrow, Thursday, 9.8.2022.
The fire has been mapped at 279 acres by the Fire Integrated Real-time Intelligence System FIRIS mapping aircraft.
EVACUATION ORDER: Road 233 from Peckinpah to Cascadel (elevated from “Warning”)
4:50pm: Evacuation List from 4:30pm remains current. Use this link to monitor evacuation status (RED = ORDER, YELLOW = WARNING)
4:30pm CURRENT EVACUATIONS
There is an immediate threat to life. This is an evacuation order to leave NOW. The area is being closed to public access. Take action immediately.
-Road 225 from Lark Lane to Italian Bar Road
Small animals can go to the Oakhurst Community Center at 39800 Fresno Flats Rd, Oakhurst, CA 93644 and large animals can go to the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds at 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln, Coarsegold, CA 93614.
The Fork Fire is now over 300 acres. Numerous firefighting crews are arriving from neighboring counties and being assigned to their divisions. Multiple helicopters and tankers are also working the fire. The potential acreage is 500.