El Portal, CA…A MANDATORY EVACUATION has been issued for the El Portal Trailer Court. Please evacuate as soon as possible. Highway 140 West to Mariposa remains closed. Residents will need to use Highway 140 East through Yosemite to exit the area. Please drive with caution and watch for responding emergency traffic. If you require assistance with evacuation transportation due to special needs or medical issues, please contact Human Services toll free at 1-833-423-0816 as soon as possible.
To sign up for the Mariposa Sheriff’s Office Emergency Alert System, go to: https://local.nixle.com/register/
A Red Cross Shelter is currently at the New Life Christian Church located at 5089 Cole Rd Mariposa.
The Ferguson Fire is now under Unified Command with US Forest Service, CAL FIRE, and the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office. For information about the fire please call 530-377-6221 Fire personnel are active in the area. Please reduce speeds and drive with caution.
If you need assistance with large animal evacuation, please call the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office at 209-966-3615 For Small Animal Shelter SPCA of Mariposa County: 5599 CA-49, Mariposa, CA 95338
For additional information on returning home after a wildfire, go to: http://www.readyforwildfire.org/After-a-Wildfire/
To register for email updates for the Ferguson Fire Information: www.tinyurl.com/fergusonfire
Public Information Line: (530) 377-6221
Media Information Line: (530) 377-6424
Incident Website: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5927/
Email Updates (Sign-Up): www.tinyurl.com/fergusonfire