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Matt Watson Is New Assistant Fire Chief For Madera County

MADERA COUNTY – Cal Fire MMU Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich appeared before the Board of Supervisors today to officially announce the appointment of Matthew Watson to Assistant Chief of Madera County and Madera City Fire Departments. Chief Watson took over the position on Mar. 1. Chief Watson has spent his entire career serving the citizens of the Madera-Merced-Mariposa Cal Fire ...

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Early Morning Fire Destroys SUV In Teaford Lakes Driveway

NORTH FORK – An SUV parked in a driveway in the Teaford Lakes Meadow neighborhood was completely destroyed by fire in the early morning hours. Shortly after midnight, firefighters were called out to reports of a vehicle fire on Moic Drive. Ron Brix was just arriving home when the warning lights in his 2015 Subaru Forester came on and the ...

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Fire In Oakhurst Area Started By A Weedeater

OAKHURST – Just as firefighters were dealing with a medical rescue at Angel Falls and an unconscious person at Recreation Point in the Bass Lake area, they were called out for a fire reported on Wortham Road near Oakhurst. Just before 1 p.m., several calls came in of a vegetation fire south of Road 423. The first unit at scene ...

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Cal Fire Seizes Massive Trove Of Illegal Fireworks

SACRAMENTO – With the Fourth of July holiday just around the corner, Cal Fire announced one of the largest seizures of illegal fireworks in state history today. Following a months long investigation, CCal Fire law enforcement officers arrested seven individuals and seized over 49,000 pounds of fireworks over the past two weeks in connection to a large-scale illegal firework ring. ...

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Firefighters Make Good Progress On O’Neals Fire

O’NEALS – Crews made excellent progress on the O’Neals Fire today, now reported to be holding at 300 acres with 60 percent containment. (UPDATE: Wednesday, June 6, fire is 80 percent contained.) The fire is burning in the Hildreth area off Road 210 on the Mitchell and Topping Ranches. Very little smoke was visible across the fire perimeter today. There ...

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O’Neals Fire Now Estimated At 150 Acres

O’NEALS – The O’Neals Fire, burning near Road 210 in the Hildreth area, is now estimated at 150 acres and is 10 percent contained. The fire was first reported at about 5:43 p.m. yesterday afternoon, and quickly spread through oak woodlands and grass in the ranch lands east of O’Neals. As of last night, there were reportedly about 100 personnel ...

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O’Neals Fire Now Estimated At Nearly 100 Acres

O’NEALS – A vegetation fire burning in the O’Neals area has now grown to an estimated 90 to 100 acres, according to the latest report. The fire was first reported at about 5:43 p.m., with smoke visible from Deadwood near Oakhurst and as far away as Friant and north Fresno. As crews head into the night shift, lower temperatures and ...

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O’Neals Fire Grows To Over 60 Acres

O’NEALS – Crews are at scene a vegetation fire in a remote area near O’Neals, and more resources continue to arrive. At 5:43 p.m., reports came in of a fire on a property at 51100 Road 210. Multiple reports began coming in to the Cal Fire Emergency Command Center, and the smoke is visible from the top of Deadwood. The ...

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Fire Burning In O’Neals Area Off Road 210

O’NEALS – Crews are responding to a vegetation fire in a remote area near O’Neals. At 5:43 p.m., reports came in of a fire on a property at 51100 Road 210. Multiple reports began coming in to the Cal Fire Emergency Command Center, and the smoke is visible from the top of Deadwood. The first unit at scene reported the ...

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