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Update On The Detwiler Fire Saturday 6 PM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Crews continue to be released from the Detwiler Fire as firefighters work on hot spots and full containment of the northeast perimeter. The fire is now estimated at 81,826 acres and is 85 percent contained. There are currently 2,821 personnel assigned to the incident including 184 engines, 35 water tenders, 76 hand crews, 12 dozers, 7 helicopters ...

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Detwiler Fire Still Holding at 81,650 Acres

MARIPOSA COUNTY — Firefighters are close to finishing construction of the final section of line on the Detwiler Fire, The last remaining uncontrolled line is in the northeast corner near Dogtown. The terrain is steep and access challenging, but crews are making excellent progress. The fire is holding at 81,650 acres, still at 80 percent containment. Fire personnel continue to ...

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Firefighters Hold The Line On Detwiler Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY — As firefighters get closer to total containment on the Detwiler Fire, high temps and difficult access continue to challenge crews. The fire is holding at 81,650 acres, now with 80 percent containment. There are currently 3,346 personnel assigned to the incident including 237 engines, 44 water tenders, 89 hand crews, 22 dozers, 11 helicopters and air tankers ...

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AAUW Backpack Project Includes Families Hit By Wildfire

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa AAUW Backpack Project gift registry website has been updated¬†to help accommodate children whose homes have been damaged or destroyed during the fire. Children with homes damaged or destroyed in the north who attend Greeley Hill – Coulterville school in Greeley Hill will be included. The drop off date has been extended to Friday, Aug. 4. The ...

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Man Cited For Trespassing During Detwiler Fire Dies

MARIPOSA COUNTY — One of the two men taken into custody for failing to comply with orders to stay off the streets in the evacuated area during the Detwiler Fire, has passed away. Daniel Thomas, 38, of Mariposa, died yesterday afternoon after being transported to the hospital for unknown reasons. The cause of his death is not known, and the ...

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Evacuation Advisories Lifted In Northern Mariposa County

MARIPOSA COUNTY — All evacuation advisories have been lifted for Northern Mariposa County as of Friday July 28, at 11 a.m., with the following exceptions: Dogtown Road from Texas Hill Road to Bull Creek Road Texas Hill Road Bondurant Mine Road Bull Creek Road An Evacuation Advisory is issued to media and public of potential evacuation orders, with general information ...

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Benefit for Detwiler Recovery At Music On The Green

MARIPOSA — Lifting Mariposa back to its vibrant self, Music on the Green returns this weekend with Before Perils and Saltwater, and both concerts are, as always, free. Everyone is invited to bring chairs and blankets, and relax with friends, family and neighbors to the sounds of fresh music at the Mariposa Art Park. On Friday, July 28, the Mariposa ...

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Detwiler Fire: We Got To Meet The Heroes Who Saved Our House

Written by Jesse Taylor — MARIPOSA COUNTY — These guys pictured above are a few of our new friends from Rocklin. I say that wholeheartedly. They came into our lives in a most miraculous way. We were evacuated early on, being in the Bear Valley/ Hunters Valley area. First we headed for the Guadalupe area, but when we had to ...

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Cops Locate Large Pot Grow While Patrolling Repopulated Detwiler Area

MARIPOSA COUNTY — A sparking transformer in the repopulated area of the Detwiler Fire led law enforcement to a large marijuana grow where the residents were reportedly stealing electricity to power their growing operation. On the evening of July 25, mutual aid law enforcement units patrolling the repopulated areas of the Detwiler Fire, came upon a sparking power transformer near ...

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Update On The Detwiler Fire Friday 6 AM

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Detwiler Fire is now estimated at 81,650 acres, still with 75 percent containment. There are currently 3,553 personnel assigned to the incident including 246 engines, 47 water tenders, 96 hand crews, 28 dozers, 11 helicopters and air tankers as available. Crews worked through the night to build and reinforce containment lines, including the 100-acre spot fire ...

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