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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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Firefighters Gaining Ground On The Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters had a very productive day on the Detwiler Fire, though high temperatures and steep terrain presented challenges on the active northeast section. The fire is now estimated at 75,500 acres and is 40 percent contained. The number of single-family residences destroyed has been adjusted to 63, with 13 damaged. One commercial structures has been lost. 67 ...

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Residents Allowed To Return To More Areas In Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Residents in the     area are being allowed to return to their homes this evening. The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has release these updates on conditions in the fire area: ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Saturday, July 22,  at 6 p.m. These areas will ...

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Sheriff Updates Evacuation Information On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — This is the most recent update from the Sheriff’s Office on the state of closures and evacuations: ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE:  Hwy 132 at Horseshoe bend***Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 49N at Penon Blanco *** Open to residents only with proof of residency Hwy 120 at Smith Stations*** Open to residents only with proof ...

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