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Ferguson Fire Command Post Moves To Ahwahnee Hills Park

AHWAHNEE – The Incident Command Post for the Ferguson Fire in the process of being relocated from the Mariposa County Fairgrounds to Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park. The park was used as the ICP for the Railroad Fire last year, and workers are already on the property making preparations for the move. The public is being asked by park managers not ...

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Fire Advisory Issued For Areas South Of Ferguson Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has issued another fire advisement as the Ferguson Fire moves south. At 10:45 a.m., a fire advisement was issued for the following locations: Lushmeadows Community Ponderosa Basin Community Triangle Road from Jerseydale Road to Highway 49 South including all side roads Darrah Road from Triangle to Sherrod Road East side of Highway ...

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Ferguson Fire Now Over 9,000 Acres, Most Movement South And East

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Firefighters has a busy night on the line as the Ferguson Fire has now grown to 9,266 acres and is just 2 percent contained. The fire is burning around the South Fork of the Merced River, south of Highway 140 between Mariposa and Yosemite National Park. There are currently 332 personnel assigned to the incident including 34 ...

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Ferguson Fire Continues To Push Toward Populated Areas

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Firefighters, residents and law enforcement have settled in for the long haul as the Ferguson Fire continues to grow. As of 3 p.m today, the fire was estimated at 4,310  acres, still with just 2 percent containment. However that was before a major increase in fire activity about 4 p.m. this afternoon, so that number is likely ...

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Jerseydale Evacuated Ahead Of The Ferguson Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY – A mandatory evacuation has been issued for the Jerseydale area, according to the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, as the Ferguson Fire advances south. This includes all residences on Jerseydale Road, Hites Cove Road and all side roads from Triangle Road to the end of Hite Cove Road. Residents are advised to please evacuate as soon as possible ...

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Highway 140 Still Closed As Ferguson Fire Doubles In Size

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Ferguson Fire, burning outside the west entrance to Yosemite National Park, is now estimated at 150 acres with 5 percent containment. The fire was reported at about 8:30 p.m. last night, and has closed Highway 140 from mile marker 37 (west of Midpines) to Cedar Lodge (see map below). One resident and 50 tourists were evacuated ...

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Meltwater Bridge And Saltwater Take The Stage At The Art Park

MARIPOSA – The next weekend of the free Summer Concert Series, Music on the Green at The Art Park in historic downtown Mariposa, features Meltwater Bridge on Friday, July 13, and Saltwater on Saturday, July 14. Meltwater Bridge provides distinct rhythm and color to songwriter/leader, Gail Dreifus’s original neo-folk songs. Dreifus is a lifelong singer, songwriter and guitarist formerly based ...

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Grace Community Field Trip To Mariposa

Submitted by Don Grove –  NORTH FORK – Grace Community Church is offering field trips for the North Fork community, calling these trips “In Our Own Backyard,”with visits to Oakhurst, Mariposa and Madera. Please note prices and due dates, as we need to book in advance and plan for drivers. You may sign up as an individual, a couple or a ...

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Faces And Voices Of Recovery In Mariposa

MARIPOSA — The public is invited to a meeting with the focus on addiction, community awareness, education, and support. The special event takes place on Wednesday, July 11 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Mariposa Government Center. It’s sponsored by Mariposa Heritage House, part of the Alliance for Community Transformations, working with people from Faces and Voices of Recovery. “Addiction ...

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The Jespersons and K.A. Country At Music On The Green

MARIPOSA – The next weekend of the free Summer Concert Series, Music on the Green at The Art Park in historic downtown Mariposa, features two homegrown groups: The Jespersons (in full-band form) on Friday, July 6; and the country western sounds of K.A. Country on Saturday, July 7. Performing original Neo/World Folk Americana music, The Jespersons as a core duo, ...

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