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Creek Fire Surges to 78,790 Acres Overnight

UPDATE – 2:45 pm – An Evacuation Order has been issued for Southside of Road 200 between Road 221 and Road 222 and all spur roads. Such as Oak Junction Lane Wyle Ranch Road, Lumburg Road and Fast Lane. Road 222 between Road 200 and the Fresno/Madera County Line and all spur roads. Such as Carmen Ranch Road, Ciatana Creek ...

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Yosemite Alert: Fire Advisory for Wawona

YOSEMITE – FIRE ADVISORY: Wawona residents and visitors should GET SET and prepare their home and family for the possibility of having to evacuate due to the Creek Fire burning on the Sierra National Forest. This incident may require evacuation in 24 hours or more if the threat increases. An evacuation warning means there is a potential threat to life ...

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Fast Moving Creek Fire Now More Than 45,000 Acres

UPDATE – 5:30 pm – An Evacuation Warning has been issued for Sierra Sky Ranch (Road 632) and surrounding area due to Fire. There is a potential threat to life and property. Monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. Don’t wait for an evacuation order to leave if you feel threatened. Those who require additional time to ...

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Creek Fire/Peckinpah Fire Incident Updates

UPDATE –  6:00 pm The Creek fire has now scorched more than 36,000 acres in less than 24 hours. Many campers have been sheltering in place in and around Mammoth Pool and Arnold Meadow. The campers at Mammoth Pool are reporting that the fire has extinguished itself around them and they feel safe. Still no word on the shelter in ...

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2020 Fish Camp Free Chipping Program

09/18/2020 @ All Day - Fish Camp Property Owners, 2020 Fish Camp Free Chipping Program There will be another  opportunity for free chipping (see date below) The free chipping service offered by the Fire Safe Council for limbs, brush, and small trees (no larger than 5” at the base). NO NEEDLES. The piles shall be arranged that the butt ends [...]

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French Fire Reforestation Project Wraps Up Near NF

NORTH FORK — After more than three years, work is wrapping up on a project to reforest thousands of acres scorched by 2014’s French Fire. “The French Fire reforestation project ends but the work continues,” according to officials at the Yosemite Sequoia Resource Conservation and Development Council, which has guided the reforestation effort. The nonprofit organization, which serves Fresno, Madera, ...

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Van Loben Sels Takes Helm at CAL FIRE MMU

MARIPOSA – New MMU Unit Fire Chief Mike van Loben Sels has big visions for the three counties and five fire departments he now oversees. During his 26 years with CAL FIRE, van Loben Sels has served many communities but says he’s never lost sight of the “importance” of his own family. “They’ve been fully supportive of this whole job ...

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Dining, Snow Play and New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Bass Lake

Picture of building in the snow.

MOUNTAIN AREA — The Sierra Nevada is beautiful when dusted in fresh snow and Badger Pass Ski Area is the perfect place to learn to ski and snowboard.  Yosemite’s stars shine bright during the holiday season. Experience an old tradition – Christmas. On Dec. 25, Christmas dining abounds, beginning with breakfast, then lunch and continues until the last sugar plumb ...

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Memorial Highway To Honor Fallen Firefigher Braden Varney

MARIPOSA — A four-mile stretch of State Route 140 will soon be renamed in honor of Braden Varney, the Cal Fire firefighter from Mariposa who lost his life last summer while battling the Ferguson Fire. Assembly Concurrent Resolution 47 (ACR 47) was introduced by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow to honor Varney, who was killed in July 2018 when the bulldozer he ...

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