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Oak Fire Remains Active Overnight and Destroys Structures

MIDPINES — The Oak Fire started Friday, 7.22.2022, in the Midpines area of Mariposa County near Carstens Road and Highway 140.  Fire activity has been extreme with frequent runs, spot fires, and group torching. Emergency personnel are working to safely evacuate people and are actively engaged in protecting structures. We will update this article as more information is available. Helpful ...

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Red Cross Moves Oak Fire Evacuation Shelter

MARIPOSA—The Red Cross of the Central Valley is opening an evacuation shelter at Mariposa Elementary School (5044 Jones Street, Mariposa, CA 95338) for evacuees affected by the Oak Fire in Mariposa. Red Cross volunteers will provide safe shelter, water, meals and additional resources to evacuees. Due to the dangerous pace of the wildfire, we are relocating the shelter for the ...

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Red Cross Opens Shelter For Oak Fire

MARIPOSA— The Red Cross of the Central Valley is opening an evacuation shelter at New Life Christian Fellowship (5089 Cole Road, Mariposa, CA 95338) for evacuees affected by the Oak Fire in Midpines. Map of the area includes current evacuations. Road Closures- Carstens Rd Triangle Rd from Hwy 140 to Carlton Rd Buckingham Mt. Rd Plumbar Creek Rd. Evacuating residents are encouraged ...

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Evacuation Shelter Opens For Agua Fire

MARIPOSA— The Red Cross of the Central Valley is opening an evacuation shelter at New Life Christian Fellowship (5089 Cole Road, Mariposa, CA 95338) for evacuees affected by the Agua Fire in Mariposa. Agua Fire Information: Click link for Details https://evb.gg/n#f3llllrrmq6 Evacuation Order: All of Agua Fria Rd and Gold Leaf Rd Fire Advisement Area: ( This is not an evacuation order, it ...

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Washburn Fire: Residents Return to Wawona as Containment Grows

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK–The Washburn Fire has been burning since July 7th, 2022, in Yosemite National Park (YNP) near the Mariposa Grove. The fire is currently 4,911 acres and 50% contained. On Sunday, July 17, 2022, residents and property owners returned to a smoky Wawona and this morning, Monday, July 18, 2022, the Wawona Road (Highway 41) was opened for employees only. ...

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Evacuation Order Lifted For The Community Of Wawona

WAWONA – The evacuation order for the community of Wawona, inside Yosemite National Park, has been lifted as of 10 a.m. today. This area will be open to residents ONLY and will remain under a Fire Advisement – residents should remain aware and be prepared of a potential evacuation should conditions change. All residents will need to use the South ...

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Red Cross Opens More Shelters For Ferguson Fire Evacuees

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MARIPOSA — The American Red Cross of the Central Valley has opened two additional shelters to further accommodate those evacuated by the Ferguson Fire. Red Cross is transitioning its sheltering operations from New Life Christian Fellowship in Bootjack, to Mariposa Elementary School and Mountain Christian Center in Oakhurst, effective Wednesday, July 25, to accommodate more evacuees. Red Cross is currently ...

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Evacuations Lifted For Boyer Fire In The Lush Meadows Area

MARIPOSA – Evacuations have been lifted on the Boyer Fire, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. This is still an active fire and suppression equipment is still in the area, so please drive with caution. The fire is burning in the Bootjack/ Lush Meadows area and was reported just after 1:30 p.m. this afternoon. It quickly grew to about ...

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Evacuations Lifted For Cedar Valley, Residents Only

OAKHURST — Evacuation orders for the community of Cedar Valley have been lifted as of noon today. Also, the advisory for Road 620 (Bissett Station) has been lifted. The Cedar Valley area is open to residents only. Road 620 Roads Advisory Lifted: Road 620 Old Yosemite Road Whittenburg Road White Tail Lane Leaning Pine Lane Sunshine Mountain Road Stage Coach ...

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