Wawona, CA…A MANDATORY EVACUATION has been issued for the Old El Portal Rancheria Flat- Government Housing Foresta Yosemite View Lodge 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.
To sign up for the Mariposa Sheriff’s Office Emergency Alert System, go to: https://local.nixle.com/register/
EVACUATION CENTER: Yosemite Valley Elementary School 9009 Lost Arrow Rd, Yosemite Natl Pk, CA 95389
RED CROSS SHELTER: New Life Christian Church located at 5089 Cole Rd in Mariposa
NOTES: 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.
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/ferguson18