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Mariposa Hit By Second Vegetation Fire In Two Days

MARIPOSA – Emergency fire crews have responded to a new vegetation fire burning at Mount Gaines Road and Bear Valley Road in Mariposa County this afternoon.

UPDATE:  Bear Valley Road closed from SR-49 to Mt. Gaines due to the Gaines Fire.

Fire advisement (potential for evacuation) has been issued for the following locations:

  • Pendola Garden Rd.
  • Corbett Creek
  • Gold Dust Lane
  • Old Toll from Hornitos to Pendola Gardens Rd.
  • Hwy 49 from Bear Valley Rd. to Pendola Gardens Rd.
  • Bear Valley Rd Hwy 49 to Hunters Valley Rd.

Zero percent contained at this time.

Fire has grown to over 1500 acres.

Command center is currently working on flight plans for tomorrow. At this time aircraft are still dropping water.

Out of area strike teams en route.

 

 

 

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