Friday , August 18 2017

Local Fires

Dove Fire

The Dove Fire began June 7th, at 12:30 in the area of Jerseydale work center. Initial attack of the fire was successful, as fire fighters were able to put a perimeter around both side of the fire by 5pm. They were able to stop the forward progression of the fire …

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Hwy 41 now open

Hwy 41 will remain closed today,  due to a rock slide that took place yesterday. The section from rd 200 to rd 403 will stay closed till geological Survey determine the hillside stability. Motorist are advised to use posted detour,  Road 210 to Road 145. — Hwy 41 is now …

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Butte Fire (Amador County)

Last Updated: September 25, 2015 7:00 pm Date/Time Started: September 9, 2015 2:26 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Amador – El Dorado Unit County: Amador & Calaveras Counties Location: east of Jackson Acres Burned – Containment: 70,868 acres – 93% contained Estimated – Containment: 10/1/2015 Structures Threatened: 6,400 Structures Destroyed: …

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Rough Fire (Wildfire)

County: Fresno County Location: 2.5 miles to the southwest of Spanish Mountain and 5 miles North of Hume Lake Administrative Unit: Sierra National Forest Acres Burned – Containment: 143,559 Acres – 75% contained Date Started: July 31st, 2015 07:00 PM Last update: September 123, 2015 8:15 am Temporary Closure of …

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Tenaya Fire (Mariposa County)

Tenaya Fire – Suppressed/Contained Tenaya Fire (37 46.091 x 119 34.641 – Mariposa County – 7,200 feet elevation – 8/7/15) This wildfire began on the afternoon of September 7, 2015. It is contained at 415 acres. Folsom Type 2 crew is staffing the fire with 16 firefighters. Interior hotspots continue …

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Big Creek Fire

County: Tuolumne County Location: off Hwy 120 and Sprague Rd near Groveland Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calevaras County Acres Burned – Containment 204 acres – 35% contained Date Started: July 29, 2015 4:30 pm Last update: July 30, 2015 8:15 pm Phone Numbers (209) 754-5527 (Big Creek Fire Information Line)

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Willow Fire – (Madera County)

County: Madera County Location: off of Willow Canyon Drive and Road 274, southeast of Bass Lake Administrative Unit: Sierra National Forest Acres Burned: 3,383 acres – 30% contained Date Started: July 25, 2015 1:53 pm Last update: July 29, 2015 9:00 am Incident Overview: The fire began at 2:30 July …

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McCabe Fire (Merced County)

County: Merced Location: off McCabe Rd and I-5 Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit Acres Burned – Containment 1,333 acres – 95% containment Date Started: July 1, 2015 10:27 pm Last update: July 20, 2015 8:00 am

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