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Posted by: thepinetree on 07/22/2017 10:49 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 07/22/2017 10:49 PM
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Detwiler Fire Evening Update, 75,500 acres, 40% Contained, 63 Residences Destroyed, 1 Commercial Building Lost, 67 Minor Structures Burned, 13 Residences Damaged and 8 Minor Structures Damaged, 4,489 Personnel Working Fire.

Mariposa, CA...Today firefighters continued to construct and reinforce fire lines. Due to successful suppression efforts, repopulation is continuing as directed under the incident repopulation plan. An additional fire camp was opened to support the Northern branches of the fire. We ask the public to exercise caution and remember that, “One Less Spark-One Less Wildfire”. We ask for the public to heed all evacuation orders and warnings. For information about how to prepare for evacuation please visit: www.ReadyForWildfire.org.







Detwiler Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: July 22, 2017 6:30 pm
Date/Time Started: July 16, 2017 3:56 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
County: Mariposa County
Location: Detwiler Rd and Hunters Valley Rd, 2 miles east of Lake McClure
Acres Burned - Containment: 75,500 acres - 40% contained
Structures Threatened: 1,500
Structures Destroyed: 63 residences, 67 minor structures and 1 commercial structure destroyed. 13 residences damages and 8 minor structures damaged
Evacuations: July 22, 2017 - 6:00 PM Repopulation News Release (Residents Only)July 22, 2017 - 1:30 PM Repopulation News Release (Residents Only)
ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED
Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 1:30PM

These areas will still remain under advisory.

  • French Camp Rd
  • Fournier Rd
  • Mykleoaks Rd
  • West Whitlock from 49N to Whitlock Gap (Three miles from Hwy 49 N)
  • Hwy 140 from Hornitos Rd to Elizabeth Lane
  • All evacuations on Hwy 140 between Elizabeth Ln to approximately one mile west of the town of Mariposa, remain under an Evacuation Order.
Evacuations lifted on July 22, 2017 at 6:00 PM
  • Old Hwy from Hwy 49 South to Totokon Rd and all side roads
  • Old Hwy from Guadalupe Fire Rd to Hwy 140 (Catheys Valley)- Guadalupe Fire Rd will remain under an evacuation order
  • Bear Valley Rd
  • Hunters Valley Rd
  • Hunters Valley Mt. Access Rd
  • Detwiler Rd
  • Cotton Creek Rd
All other evacuation orders remain in effect. If you are unsure if you are allowed to return home please contact the fire information line.

Evacuation Orders - South County Mt Bullion Ridge Rd, Old HWY South from Totokon to Guadalupe Fire Rd and all side roads, Buckeye Rd. to Ben Hur Rd. and ALL side roads, HWY 140 from 1 Mile east of Mariposa to East Whitlock Rd. and ALL side roads, East Whitlock Rd from HWY 140 to Colorado Rd and All side roads to the West, , Colorado Rd. from E. Whitlock to Rancheria Creek Rd and ALL side roads, All of Rancheria Creek Rd. ALL of Sherlock Rd, ALL of Telegraph Rd, River Rd from Briceburg to Northfork Falls ,CYA Camp Rd, Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Rd- From Hwy 140 to 72a and Princeton Rd- From 49N to 72b.
Evacuation Orders - North County HWY 49-N from Schilling Rd. to Oakridge Rd. and ALL feeder roads, HWY 132 from HWY 49-N to Windy Point, the town of Coulterville, Dogtown Rd. from Greeley Hill Rd. to Texas Hill Rd., ALL of Texas Hill Rd., Schilling Rd from HWY 49-N to Texas Hill Rd, Greeley Hill Rd. from Dogtown Rd. (Coulterville) to Dogtown Rd. near Bowers Cave. All roads between Greeley Hill Rd, Texas Hill Rd. Bull Creek Rd from Greeley Hill Rd to the Merced River, Old Yosemite Rd to the Five Corners intersection.

Evacuation Advisories NORTH COUNTY: HWY 49N from Oakridge Rd. to the County Line. All roads north of Greeley Hill Rd. to the Mariposa County line, to include Dexter Rd., Cueno Rd., Smith Station Rd. to HWY 120 and ALL feeder roads, Buck Meadows Rd. north of Greeley Hill Rd. to HWY 120, Old Yosemite Rd and Bull Creek Rd.

SOUTH COUNTY: Hwy 49-S from Ben Hur Rd to Indian Peak Rd and ALL feeder roads, Ashworth to Silver Lane and ALL feeder roads, Silver Bar to Ashworth and ALL feeder roads, Indian Peak to Oak Grove Rd and ALL feeder roads, Oak Grove Rd from Miwuk Rd to Oak Grove School Rd and ALL feeder roads, Detwiler Rd, Hunters Valley Rd, Hunters Valley Access Rd, Cotton Greet Rd, Allred Rd from 49S to Morningstar Lane and ALL feeder roads, Morningstar Lane to Carlton Rd and ALL feeder roads, Carlton Rd to Silva Rd and ALL feeder roads, Silva Rd to Hwy 49 South and ALL feeder roads, Bear Valley Rd- All homes, Hornitos Town Area, HWY 140 from Briceburg to E. Whitlock, Colorado Rd from HWY 140 to Rancheria Creek Rd., Oak Rd and Yosemite Oak Rd and all of Mariposa Town, 49-N from Mariposa to Fremont Fort, Mt Bullion Cuttoff Rd-from 49-N to 72b, School Ln, Rd 72A, Princeton Rd-from 49-N to 72b, Pendola Gardens, Old Toll, Corbett Creek Rd, Mt. Ophir, Hornitos Rd, Mt Gaines, No.9 Rd and Ben Hur Rd from Hwy 49 S. to Buckeye, French Camp Rd, Fournier Rd, , Mykleoaks Subdivision, W.Whitlock from 49-N to Whitlock Gap, HWY 140 from Hornitos Rd to Elizabeth Ln. Old HWY South from 49 S to Totokon, Old HWY South from 49 from Guadalupe Fire Rd to School Lane

Evacuation Advisories - Tuolumne County Smith Station Rd. to HWY 120 and ALL feeder roads.

Evacuation Shelters 
  • EV Free Church, 50443 School Rd, Oakhurst, CA
  • Sierra Vista Presbyterian, 39696 HWY 41, Oakhurst, CA
  • Cesar Chavez Middle School, 161 Plainsburg Rd, Planada, CA
  • Mountain Christian Center 40299 HWY 49, Oakhurst , CA
  • Sonora Fair grounds, 220 Southgate, Sonora, CA
  • North Fork Ranchera Community Center, 56900 Kunigib Rd, North Fork, CA
  • Groveland Community Hall, 18720 Main St., HWY 120, Groveland, CA
  • MES Shelter, Red Cross, 5044 Jones St, Mariposa, CA
Small animals: Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church at 39616 Hwy 41, Oakhurst, CA.; Cesar Chavez Middle School at 161 Plainsburg Road, Planada, CA. (559)-433-9663; Sonora Fairgrounds at 220 Southgate Rd, Sonora, CA., Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Fresno Flats Rd, Oakhurst, CA 93644
Large animals: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln, Coarsegold, CA. (559)-994-2794; Horsemen Association, 499 Nevada St, Merced, CA (209)-354-9437

Mariposa County Sheriff's Office Evacation and Road Closure Updates via Nixle
Road Closures: HWY49-N from Oakridge Rd to the top of Bagby Grade., HWY 132 at Horseshoe Bend, Ben Hur at Buckeye, Colorado Rd at Rancheria Creek, Greeley at Dogtown Rd to the end of Greeley Hill and Dogtown, Smith Station Rd and Greeley Hill Rd, Lakeview at HWY 140 and Grosgean at HWY 140. Highway 49 North- Closed from Fremont Fort to Oakridge Rd (Coulterville), French Camp Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North, West Whitlock- closed at Whitlock Gap to HWY 140, Mt. Bullion Cuttoff- Closed from Hwy 140 to Rd72 A, Princeton Way- Closed at Rd72 B, CYA Camp Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North, Bear Valley Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North to Mt. Gaines Rd, Cotton Creek Rd- Closed at Bear Valley Rd, All Roads off of Hwy 140 remain closed- Between Hwy 49S and Hornitos Rd
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Mariposa County Fire, CAL OES, CHP, Mariposa Public Works, CALTRANS, Mariposa Public Utility District, BLM, Merced County Fairgrounds, Mariposa County Fairgrounds, California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation, American Red Cross, Mariposa OES ,Mariposa County human Services and Public Health, North Fork Tribal Chair, CDCR CYA Camp, City of San Francisco, TDS Telecom, AT&T, Verizon, Sierra Pacific Industries, PG&E, Tuolumne County Sheriff, Wildland Defense Systems, Sierra Telephone, California State Parks, Salvation Army, United States Forest Service, Federal Team 5, Red Zone Disaster Intelligence, City of Merced, U.S. Senator Feinstein’s Office, California National Guard, John C. Fremont Healthcare District, National Park Service, Sonoma County, Madera Sheriff and Mariposa Health Air Quality.
Total Fire Personnel: 4,645
Total Fire Engines: 501
Total Fire Crews: 92
Total Airtankers: Yes
Total Helicopters: 20
Total Dozers: 88
Total Water Tenders: 65
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4
Long/Lat: -120.21321/37.61757
Conditions: Today firefighters continued to construct and reinforce fire lines. Due to successful suppression efforts, repopulation is continuing as directed under the incident repopulation plan. An additional fire camp was opened to support the Northern branches of the fire. We ask the public to exercise caution and remember that, “One Less Spark-One Less Wildfire”.We ask for the public to heed all evacuation orders and warnings. For information about how to prepare for evacuation please visit: www.ReadyForWildfire.org.
Phone Numbers (844) MMU-FIRE (Fire Information Line )
Phone Numbers (562) 619-7467 (Media Line )



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