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South Fork Fire Mandatory Evacuation Order for Residents of Wawona

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/19/2017 12:14 PM
Wawona, CA...Evacuation order is for all areas east of Highway 41 along Chilnualna Falls Rd. and Forest Dr. Residents and visitors must vacate by 4:00 pm today. Red Cross Shelter at Tenaya Lodge. Community meeting will be held at Tenaya Lodge at 6PM. Fire activity increased yesterday primarily due to downdraft winds from thunderstorms. The area east of Highway 41 on Forest Dr. and Chilnualna Falls Rd. is closed to visitors and guests. Permanent residents are advised to be ready to evacuate within 12-24 hours, however they should be ready to leave with shorter notice if conditions warrant. There will be a community meeting at the Wawona Community Center at 6pm on Saturday August 19th. Air quality specialists will be present to answer questions from residents regarding smoke in the community.

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Thank You Firefighters For Great Work on Angels Camp Fire!! ~ Bob Diehl

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/18/2017 02:50 PM
Angels Camp, CA...On Sunday, August 12 a grass fire broke out in a vacant lot near our home in old town Angels Camp, above Utica Park. As fire newbies, we were pretty scared. The flames were over six feet high and the crackling could be heard inside our house even though all the windows were closed. Our local firefighters were there on the spot, and prevented any damage to the homes nearby. Thank you all for your quick work and professionalism—we’re lucky to have you! ~Bob

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Yosemite Area Empire Fire Update August 17th, 1,450 Acres

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/17/2017 03:50 PM
Yosemite, CA...The Empire Fire is being managed for both resource and protection objectives. It is approximately 1 mile south of the Bridalveil Campground east of Alder Creek drainage and west of Bridalveil Creek drainage, burning in Red fir. Fire behavior has been actively flanking and backing with some single and group tree torching. The fire is burning in heavy pockets of dead and down timber, reducing fuels buildup which increases forest resiliency. Projected fire growth is expected in the northeast and southeast flanks.


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Yosemite Area South Fork Fire Update, 2,407 acres Containment: 7%

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/17/2017 03:41 PM
Yosemite, CA...The South Fork Fire experienced minimal growth yesterday as weather conditions and high humidity levels held the fire within the western and southern containment lines. The fire continues to slowly spread to the northeast into the Yosemite Wilderness. Air resources will continue to assist the firefighting effort today as smoke levels allow. Direct line construction was tied into Wawona Dome on the west flank. Burning operations may begin today to allow for the protection of the Wawona community and the Mariposa Sequoia Grove.


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Zamora Fire Held to 23.8 Acres Yesterday Near Hwy 132 & Hayward Road.

Posted by: News_Desk on 08/16/2017 12:55 PM
La Grange, CA...Firefighters were able to hold the Zamora Fire to 23.8 Acres yesterday. Air & ground units worked the fire and kept it from spreading after their initial attack to contain it. Be fire safe as traditional now through November or the first heavy wetting rain is the peak of fire season.


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Firefighters Responded to 13 Fires Over The Weekend

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/15/2017 09:57 AM
San Andreas, CA...From Friday, August 11th, at midnight through Today Monday, August 14th, at 7:00 am; Cal - Fire Tuolumne Calaveras Unit (TCU) has responded to 8 vegetation fires, 2 vehicle fires, 2 debris fires, and 1 structure fire. Three citations (one for PRC 4427, one for H&S 13001, and one for PRC 4423(b)) have been written. It is important to remember that fire prevention starts with YOU.


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For Homeowners Insurance In Wildfire Areas Call Tom at 209.206.3390

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/14/2017 01:21 PM
Murphys, CA...Murphys resident Tom Pratt is helping local residents with their fire insurance. As many of you know it is becoming increasingly hard to get in our fire prone regions. They have innovative programs that can not only get you covered but at prices you can afford...



Firearms Determined to be Cause of Detwiler Fire

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/04/2017 09:49 PM
Mariposa, CA...California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) investigators have determined the cause of the Detwiler fire. The discharge of firearms, on public lands, is responsible for sparking the fire. The specific circumstances surrounding the cause remain under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the person or persons responsible for starting the Detwiler fire is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Hotline at (559) 498-7867. A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. Callers can remain anonymous.

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Detwiler Fire Relief Drop Event Going On Now!!

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/04/2017 10:32 AM
Jackson, CA...Mariposa Relief Drop Event - Jackson is going on now, thanks to Charles Elliott Dudley Jr. andLaughton Ranch Boarding & Training! Drop offs in Jackson at the Ranch now through Sunday, 9am - 4pm!  Volunteers to collect and deliver to their end destination are a need to!  Spread the word!

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Stanislaus National Forest Firefighters Witnessing Many Lightning Strikes, Preparing for New Fires

Posted by: thepinetree on 08/03/2017 07:16 PM
Sonora, CA...High summer temperatures and atmospheric conditions are causing thunderstorms to develop in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Forest firefighters are patrolling the forest looking for lightning-caused fires. While many strikes occur on the eastern Sierra slopes, the Forest is recording a large number of strikes on the west side of the Crest. “We’ve had significant strikes throughout each corridor, and Thursday is predicted to be the heaviest lightning event for the west side of the Crest,” said Dave Updike, Stanislaus National Forest’s Fire Chief. “We will fly recon flights for the next few days, looking to see if there are any new fire starts.”

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