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26 Major Fires Still Burning in California

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 17, 2020 – Over 17,400 firefighters remain on the frontlines of 26 major and three extended attack wildfires in California. The weather pattern over much of California should be similar to yesterday with higher temperatures and fairly clear skies. While progress was made on a number of fires, several others saw growth due to increased fire behavior ...

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Evacuation Orders for M11 and M12 Reduced to Warnings

Evacuation Orders for M11 and M12 have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware that there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. These areas are being opened to residents only. ...

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Evacuation Order REDUCED for M18, M16, M15, M14, M13, M2, and M1

Madera County – Evacuation Orders for M18, M16, M15, M14, M13, M2, and M1 have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware that there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. ...

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Creek Fire 16% Contained With More Evacuations Lifted

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 15, 2020 – A number of evacuation warnings were lifted in Madera and Fresno Counties allowing many residents to return to their homes. Many evacuation orders remain in effect in both Counties. To view the interactive map of all Creek Fire evacuation orders and updates for Madera County and Fresno County open the following link: Creek ...

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Creek Fire 212,744 Acres With 10% Containment

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 14, 2020 – Fire activity remains active and intense in heavy fuels above the smoke layer. Under the inversion fire activity was low to moderate in all fuel types creating favorable conditions for the fire crews. Smoke will continue to be a concern as it continues to linger in the valleys. Mid-slopes and ridges will have ...

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Madera Sheriff | Evacuation Warning Areas Lifted in Zones M58-M87

Madera County – Evacuation Warning Areas Lifted in Zones M58-M87. These zones include the general Hwy 41 corridor between road 200 and Bass Lake Rd (Rd 222). Please see the Evacuation Map for specific details, you will see those zones now in Green. All other Madera County Mandatory Evacuations and Evacuation Warnings remain in effect. To view a map of ...

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Creek Fire Nearing 200,000 Acres Burned

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 12, 2020 – Crews continue hard work on the containment line steadily moving north on the west side of the fire toward Central Camp. Dozers and hand crews are working on the containment line while other firefighters worked overnight to back-burn the area between the new line and the active fire front. The back-burns are then ...

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Creek Fire at 6% Containment With 175,893 Acres Burned

MADERA COUNTY – Sept. 11, 2020 –  Firefighters continue to make gains on the west side of the fire under a thick smoke layer that has settled over the area. Although the smoky air is unpleasant and limiting air operations, it is also providing cooler temperatures, lighter winds, and reduced fire activity, giving firefighters an opportunity to conduct successful operations. ...

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