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Update On The Spring Fire Wednesday 8 AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Spring Fire, burning in the Bootjack area along Highway 49, is holding at 225 acres and is now 85 percent contained. Crews continue to hit hot spots and strengthen fire lines. All areas are open with no restrictions. The passing lane through the Spring Hill area of Highway 49 will remain closed for fire and utility ...

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Update On The Spring Fire Tuesday 7 PM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Spring Fire, burning in the Bootjack area along Highway 49, is holding at 225 acres and is now 80 percent contained. Crews continue to hit hot spots and strengthen fire lines. There are currently 498 personnel assigned to the incident, including 41 engines, 23 crews and 6 water tenders. Highway 49 was open to one-lane traffic ...

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Good Progress On The Oak Fire Burning In O’Neals Area

O’NEALS — Firefighters are quickly getting a handle on a vegetation fire burning in the O’Neals area just south of Spring Valley School on Road 211. Just after 5 p.m., firefighters responded to the fire initially reported at 4 to 5 acres, on the east side of Road 211. Air tankers out of Colombia and a helicopter out of Trimmer ...

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Wildfire – Returning Home Can Be As Dangerous As Leaving

MARIPOSA — Though residents of the Bootjack and Mormon Bar areas are the ones to have been displaced by wildfire so far, this is going to be a very active fire season, and your family could be next. The repopulation of a community after the fire has gone through can be just as hectic as when residents are told to ...

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Evacuations Lifted On Spring Fire, With Restrictions

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Evacuation orders will be lifted at 11 a.m. in all areas of the Spring Fire with the following restrictions: Allred Road from Highway 49 to Morning Star Lane and Ching Road will be open to residents only. Power will be restored to all areas. Fire crews and utility equipment will be working in the area, please drive ...

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Update On The Spring Fire Tuesday 10 AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Spring Fire, burning in the Bootjack area along Highway 49, is holding at 225 acres and is now 50 percent contained. Crews continue to hit hot spots and strengthen fire lines. There are currently 503 personnel assigned to the incident, including 38 engines, 19 crews and 6 water tenders. Highway 49 is open to one-lane traffic ...

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Update On The Spring Fire Monday 6 PM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters made good progress overnight and throughout the day on the Spring Fire, burning in the Bootjack area along Highway 49. The fire is holding at 225 acres and is now 35 percent contained. Crews continue to hit hot spots and strengthen fire lines. There are currently 554 personnel assigned to the incident, including 53 engines and ...

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Update On The Ben Fire Friday 6 PM

MARIPOSA — Firefighters continue to make good progress on the Ben fire, burning in Mariposa County. It is now 70 percent contained and is still holding at 630 acres. After a hard closure during the height of suppression efforts, Ben Hur Road at Buckeye, and Ben Hur Road at the entrance to the Quick Ranch were open yesterday, to residents ...

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Your Lawnmower Can Burn Down Your House

CENTRAL SIERRA – This is a firefighter. We love them. So why are you doing things that may keep them from going home to their families? For example: You’re out on your lawnmower, thinking you’re doing the right thing getting that very dry grass cut down. And then you hit a rock… It only takes one spark! Cal Fire regularly ...

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Update On The Ben Fire Friday 8AM

MARIPOSA — Firefighters have made good progress on the Ben fire, burning in Mariposa County. It is now 50 percent contained and is holding at 630 acres. After a hard closure during the height of suppression efforts, Ben Hur Road at Buckeye, and Ben Hur Road at the entrance to the Quick Ranch were open yesterday, to residents only. There ...

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