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Assistance Center For Detwiler Victims Open Again Tomorrow

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Local Assistance Center for anyone affected by the Detwiler Fire will be open again tomorrow, Wednesday, July 26, the Mariposa High School Gymnasium located at 5074 Old Highway N from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This is a multi-agency support center for ANYONE impacted by the Detwiler Fire. Local, State and Federal agencies will be available ...

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Firefighters Holding The Line On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters continue to make good progress on the Detwiler Fire, aided by higher humidity recovery overnight. Crews were able to stop the spread of what is now reported as a nearly 500-acre breakout from late yesterday afternoon. The slop-over was held within the secondary containment lines. The fire is still estimated at 78,900 acres, now with 65 ...

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Detwiler Fire Makes Major Run On Northeast Perimeter

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Though residents have been encouraged by the recent news from the Detwiler Fire, it is not over by any means. Air tankers continued to respond to reports of flare-ups across the fire’s perimeter today, as the winds picked up and fire activity increased. Just before 4 p.m. air tankers were requested to deal with a breakout on ...

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Evacuations Lifted for Agua Fria And Mt. Bullion Cutoff

MARIPOSA COUNTY — More evacuations are being lifted this morning in Mariposa County as the Detwiler Fire activity moves farther to the north and east. As of 8 a.m. today, residents only are being allowed to return to these areas: Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Road Agua Fria Road Princeton Road All other evacuation orders remain in effect. For a comprehensive list ...

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Gaining The Upper Hand On The Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters had another productive night on the firelines, assisted by higher humidity as they reinforced containment lines. The fire is now estimated at 76,500 acres and is 50 percent contained. There are currently 4,645 personnel assigned to the incident including 483 engines, 65 water tenders, 116 hand crews, 88 dozers, 20 helicopters and air tankers as available. ...

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Update On The Detwiler Fire Sunday 7 PM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters focused their efforts on the north and east areas of the Detwiler Fire today as temperatures pushed up into triple digits. The fire is now estimated at 76,250 acres and is 45 percent contained. There are currently 5,043 personnel assigned to the incident including 491 engines, 65 water tenders, 113 hand crews, 88 dozers, 20 helicopters ...

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Evacuations Lifted For Yaqui Gulch, CYA and Mt. Bullion Ridge

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only, Sunday, July 23, at 6 p.m. These areas will remain under advisory. Evacuation Advisory – Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders. Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare. Yaqui Gulch Rd and all side roads CYA Camp Rd Mt. ...

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Evacuations Lifted For Coulterville And Some Other Areas

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12 noon: These areas will still remain under advisory. Evacuation Advisory- Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders.  Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare. Evacuations lifted for these areas: Hwy 49 North ...

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Update On The Detwiler Fire Sunday 7 AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Detwiler Fire that started a week ago today in Mariposa County has now consumed 76,000 acres and is still estimated at 40 percent containment. Firefighters worked throughout the night constructing and improving fire lines. The fire is still making minimal uphill runs in grass and chaparral. One firefighter was airlifted from the Bagby area just before midnight ...

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