Monday , October 23 2017

Local News

Local news about Mariposa County and Yosemite Valley

Housing Programs Survey

Mariposa County has embarked upon a program to address critical housing issues in the County. This brief 5 question survey will help us identify the priorities for the County’s housing plan:

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Railroad Fire ( Madera County)

The Sierra National Forest Type 3 Team is managing the incident. Crews will continue fire line suppression repair and mop-up on all parts of the fire. Resource Advisors from the Forest Service identified the extent of suppression repair needed. Those repairs can vary depending upon the intended use of the …

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Vegetation Fire (Triangle Road)

Crews at Scene and Continue performing Mop Up operations Vegetation Fire reported on Triangle Road near or by Butterfly Winery CalFire on scene additional resources on route and Air Support as well #Darrah IC TAC8 Darrah IC: September 11, 2017 9:40 am County: Mariposa County Location: Triangle Road x Nickel …

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Mission Fire (Madera County)

Overnight firefighters continued to mop up and increase containment of the Mission Fire to 78 percent. Today, fire crews will continue working with the tribal community to identify and mitigate threats to sensitive cultural sites and minimize the effects of suppression efforts. Suppression repair is underway to return the landscape …

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Peak Fire (Mariposa County)

Please be aware that Fire Crews are working on direct fire lines in the area. Please drive with caution as fire crews and heavy equipment remain in the area. Peak Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: September 08, 2017 7:25 pm Date/Time Started: September 03, 2017 1:10 pm Administrative Unit: CAL …

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Air Quality Alert

Smoke and Air Quality from the Railroad and other fires in Mariposa County Due to smoke from the Railroad Fire near Fish Camp, visitors and residents may experience some health effects while in the area.  Currently, the Air Quality in the Ponderosa Basin and Wawona is ranging between Unhealthy and …

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Cathedral Fire (Mariposa County)

Cathedral Fire: Updated: September 04, 2017 1:35 am County: Mariposa County Location: Cathedral Spires in the Lush Meadows Are Acres Burned – Containment:  ? acres – %100 Contained Evacuation Info: All Evacuation Orders have been lifted in the Lush Meadows Area Notes: As of Monday morning there are many CAL …

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Detwiler Fire (Mariposa County)

  Detwiler Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: August 21, 2017 4:17 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: 81,826 acres – 100% contained …

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