MARIPOSA COUNTY – At 6 p.m. today the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office will open the current area evacuated due to the Hunters Fire to RESIDENTS ONLY. This includes Hunters Valley Access Road, Hunters Valley Road, Detwiler Road and Cotton Creek Road.
Residents in the evacuation area will be allowed to return to their homes, but will be required to show identification to enter into the area.
Animals housed at the Mariposa County Animal Control Center can be retrieved between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 29. Please call 209-966-3615 for assistance.
Please drive with caution in the area as there continues to be heavy fire and sheriff traffic in and around the fire scene.
The fire is reportedly continuing to burn internally, but is not advancing on any fronts and some personnel are being released.
The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of those who were impacted during this fire emergency for their ongoing interest, cooperation and patience.
For ongoing updates and information, you may call 209-966-1133 or 888-966-1133.
A fire information line has been established by Cal Fire for the community at 209-966-4784.