Friday , December 15 2017

Local News

Local news about Mariposa County and Yosemite Valley

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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IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING DEBRIS REMOVAL

THE MCHD HAS MADE ARRANGEMENTS WITH CalEPA AND CalRecycle TO REMOVE HAZARDOUS WASTE AND BURN DEBRIS FROM BURNED OUT PROPERTY AS A RESULT OF THE DETWILER FIRE. PROPERTY THAT HAS BEEN PARTIALLY CLEARED/CLEANED UP WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM.

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Community Services

Department of Community Services will be resuming services for the Senior Nutrition programs on Tuesday, July 25th and Transit services on Wednesday, July 26th.

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Ben Fire (Mariposa County)

Last Updated: July 02, 2017 6:30 pm FINAL Date/Time Started: June 28, 2017 3:49 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit County: Mariposa County Location: off Ben Hur Road and Silver Bar Road Acres Burned – Containment: 630 acres – 100% contained Road Closures: Road closures have been lifted Cause: …

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