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el portal fire

Name: El Portal and Dark Hole Fires
County: Mariposa County
Location: Hwy 140 & el portal rd - fire drifting towards Foresta rd
Alerts:The fire is 100% contained. Crews will continue to mop up, secure, and rehabilitate the El Portal fire line.
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
Cause: Under Investigation
Acres Burned: 4,689 Acres 100% Contained
Date Started: July 26, 2014 2:49 pm
Last update: August 3, 2014 7:30 pm
Phone Numbers: Call 209/372-0329 or 0328 for more information
Threats: none


The Fire began in the community of El Portal at approximately 3:15 pm on July 26.
Resources include:

4 Hot Shot Crews
2 Dozers
5 Type 3 (Wildland Engines)
Aircraft – fixed winged tankers and helicopters were utilized during daylight hours

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