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Hunter fire, as seen from a distance.
Image by Cheryl Aoife Johnson.

Thursday’s Hunter Fire In Mariposa Grows To 423 Acres Before Being 100% Contained By Fire Crews

MARIPOSA – Crews responded to a vegetation fire burning at Bear Valley Road and Cotton Creek Road, near Snelling, in Mariposa County yesterday afternoon.

The fire grew to 423 acres before being contained by fire crews.

Fire fighters were first called out at about 2:15 p.m yesterday afternoon.

View of Hunter Fire from airplane.

Image by Angela Lawson.

Multiple agencies responded, including Cal Fire and the Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit. Also dispatched were fire engines, water tenders, bulldozers, and air support.

Power lines and several structures were threatened.

There were no reports of road closures.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

 

 

(Map below shows approximate location of the Hunter Fire. It is not exact).

https://www.google.com/maps/place/37%C2%B031’55.3%22N+120%C2%B012’28.9%22W/@37.5320349,-120.2758692,12z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x0!8m2!3d37.532028!4d-120.208019

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