Wheeler, Mariposa County

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  • Incident Name: Wheeler, Mariposa County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: MMU
  • Size (acres): 115
  • Percent Contained: 95%
  • Estimate of Containment: June 20 2018
  • Personnel:
  • Structures Destroyed: 0
Wheeler, Wheeler Gulch and Hwy 49 South, southwest of Coulterville in Mariposa County. Road closures in effect.

June 20, 2018 at 7:32 AM

Containment is at 95%, full containment is expected later today. Demobilization of excess resources is ongoing.

June 19, 2018 at 7:29 AM

Evacuations have been lifted and roads are open to residents only. The Red Cross shelter is closed.

June 18, 2018 at 8:29 PM

State DPA, SRA/FRA, Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit

100 acres grass and brush, 10% contained
Evacuation orders lifted
Structure threat mitigated
Limited access and steep terrain
Federal ground resources committed

June 18, 2018 at 4:48 PM

Wheeler Fire: All Evacuated areas will open at 6:00 pm to residents ONLY.

June 18, 2018 at 3:10 PM

Latest estimate puts the fire at 90 acres.

June 18, 2018 at 2:33 PM

Crews are challenged by very steep terrain, heavy fuels and access difficulties.

June 18, 2018 at 2:30 PM

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS:
Mary Harrison Mine Rd
Old Hwy 49 Rd
Crown Lead Rd
Hwy 49 North- Between Crown Lead rd and Hwy 132

FIRE ADVISEMENT: Issued to prepare ONLY

Town Area of Coulterville

What is an Advisory? Evacuation Advisory- Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders. Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare.

RED CROSS CENTER:
Lake Don Pedro Elementary School- 2411 Hildago St., La Grange

ROAD CLOSURES:
Mary Harrison Mine Rd
Old Hwy 49 Rd
Crown Lead Rd
Hwy North 49- Between Crown Lead rd and Hwy 132

HWY 132 is OPEN at this time

June 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm

Mariposa Sheriff’s Office making Mandatory Evacuations for Hwy 49 North at Hwy 132 intersection to Crown Lead rd and Old Hwy 49 Road.

Red Cross Shelter at Lake Don Pedro Elementary School at 2411 Hildago St., La Grange, CA.

Hwy 132 is open to get to the Red Cross Shelter.

June 18, 2018 at 1:54 pm

Sheriff’s Office making Mandatory Evacuations in the Mary Harrison Mine rd Area and Crown Lead Rd Area.