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Update On Carstens Fire Re-Entry Schedule

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has released new information on the schedule for re-entry for those who have been evacuated due to the Carstens Fire.

Beginning at 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, June 19, the Jerseydale/Mariposa Pines area and Triangle Road between Highway 140 and Darrah Road will open to residents only.Those remaining under the Evacuation Order are:

-Buckingham Mountain Road

-Carter Road

-Forest Service roads leading to and around the Carstens Fire will remain closed.

Residents are advised to bring some form of identification to the entry point to show proof of residency as non-residents are not being allowed into the area at this time.

Domestic livestock and pets that are housed at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds can be retrieved between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m.

Animals housed at the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Animal Control Facility can be retrieved between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. If assistance is required, please call 209-742-4300.

Public Safety Officials continue to evaluate conditions in an effort to see that residents of the remaining evacuated areas can return home as soon as it is safe to do so.

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