Thursday , February 22 2024

#Oakfire

Last Updated07/28/22 1:15 PM
Date Started07/22/22 2:10 PM
Location InformationHwy 140 and Carstens Rd, near Midpines
Lat/Long[37.5509366, -119.9234728]
Administrative UnitUnified Command: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit and Sierra National Forest
Command TeamCAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5
CauseUnder Investigation
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Situation Summary

Fire behavior was moderate overnight with most of the fire activity occurring on the northeast side of the fire. Hand crews will continue to construct direct line in areas inaccessible to equipment. With higher tempratures and lower humidity, crews may observe increased fire behavior. Work will continue to address hazards and repair infrastructure within the fire perimeter. Damage inspection is on-going and will continue until the entire fire area is assessed.

COMMUNITY MEETING: 7/28/2022 7:00 PM , Mariposa County High School,
Gymnasium, 5074 Old Hwy N, Mariposa

Fire restrictions and closures near the fire area are in place on the Sierra National Forest. This closure will support public safety by keeping public members out of
hazardous burn areas and will allow firefighting resources to combat the Fire without public interference. For additional information, visit:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sierra/alerts-notices.

For an updated Smoke Outlook, please visit: https://outlooks.airfire.org/outlook/3f18d7bc

Please sign up for emergency alert notifications. Mariposa County – MSOAlert.com

Map of the area
https://arcg.is/jKqD5

Road Closures

• Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah Rd including all side roads
• Jerseydale Rd including all side roads
• Silva Road from Van Ness Drive to Triangle Road
• Darrah Road from Deer Springs to Triangle Rd
• East Westfall Road from Triangle Road to Oliver Creek
• Carlton Rd from Triangle to Indian Rock
• Carstens Road including all side roads
• Vista Lago Lane
• Monte Vista Lane
• Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah Rd including all side roads
• Jerseydale Rd including all side roads
• Silva Road from Van Ness Drive to Triangle Road
• Darrah Road from Deer Springs to Triangle Rd
• Carstens Road including all side roads

Evacuation Centers

  • Mariposa Elementary School, 5044 Jones St. Mariposa

Animal Evacuation Information

  • Small Animals: Mariposa County SPCA 5599 Hwy 49 North, Mariposa (full)
  • Small Animals: Mariposa Elementary School 5044 Jones St. Mariposa (6th and Jones)
  • Large Animals: Maiposa County Fairgrounds 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. Mariposa
  • Large Animals: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln Coarsegold

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