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Fork Fire Community Meeting and Update

NORTH FORK–The Fork Fire is on its fourth day of burning and firefighters both in the air and on the ground are gaining in the battle to control the fire. What started as 4 roadside fires on Wednesday, September 7, 202, has now burned 819 acres. The firefight is being led by CalFire’s Madera, Mariposa, and Merced Unit.

CAL FIRE will be hosting a community meeting in North Fork, on September 10th, at 6 pm. Representatives from agencies engaged in the incident will provide an operational briefing and be available for questions.

The meeting will take place at the North Fork Elementary School, 33087 Road 228, North Fork, CA. 93643

Please arrive early as the meeting will start promptly at 6 pm.

If you have questions about the meeting or the fire, call the Fire Information Line at 844.MMU.FIRE ((844) 668.3473)

Cooperating Agencies:

North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, PRCI, Madera County Sheriff, Madera County Fire, PG&E, California Highway Patrol, Red Cross, CCADT.

Fire activity on the Fork Fire is minimal and smoldering. Crews continue to reinforce control lines, mop up and patrol.

As residents begin returning home, residents are reminded that fire personnel and utility crews continue to mitigate hazards and enter the area with caution.

Food spoilage disposal is available for residents within evacuated areas of the Fork Fire.
North Fork Transfer Station
33699 Road 274 North Fork, CA 93643
September 9-11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Residents must show proof of residency within the evacuated area.

Interactive Map of evacuation areas– https://community.zonehaven.com

Evacuation orders remain in effect for the following areas:

MDC-88C: Road 228 from the North Fork Cemetery to the dead end; MDC-101A: Southside of Road 225 from Cascadel Road to Lark Lane, Tu Nobi Way, Poy Ah Now Road.

Evacuation warnings remain in effect for the following areas:

MDC-100A: Road 222 from Carmen Ranch Road to Madera/Fresno County Line
MDC-101F: Road 225 from Tera Tera Ranch Road to Kingman Flat Road
MDC-88A: Church Street, Willow Creek Drive, and Weatherly Lane
MDC-60A: Douglas Ranger Station Road, Elderberry Lane, and Wild Rose Lane
MDC-101B: Cascadel Drive, Peckinpah Acres Drive, Mission Drive
MDC-61: Cascadel Drive and Subdivision, Cascadel Height Drive, and Autumn Ridge Road
MDC-100B: Road 222 from Road 200 to Carmen Ranch Road
MDC-88B: Road 228 to North Fork Cemetery Wakova Lane
MDC-88D: Mill Compound
MDC-101C: Northside of Road 225 from Cascadel Road to Rainbow Drive
MDC-101D: Road 225 from Lark Lane to Tera Tera Ranch Road, Boulder Creek Drive, Whiskey Pines Drive

Road Information:

Road 228 at North Fork Cemetery (Road 228 Closed)
De Na Lane at Road 225 (De Na Lane Closed)
Lark Lane at Road 225 (Lark Lane Closed)
Tu Nobi Way at Road 225 (Tu Nobi Way Closed)
Poy Ah Now Road at Road 225 (Poy Ah Now Road Closed)
Road 225 will be open to thru traffic. Road 222 is open with no restrictions. There is still a large amount of fire equipment on both Road 225 and Road 222. Please use caution when driving.

For information about current power outages in your area please visit:  https://pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outagecenter/or call Customer Service: at 1-800-743-5000

The Red Cross Shelter remains open at the Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, CA. 93644

Animal Evacuations:

Large Animal: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln. Coarsegold
Small Animal: Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Road 425B Oakhurst
For animal assistance please call 866-333-3822

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