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Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Oak, Mariposa
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: MMU
  • Size (acres): 19,244
  • Percent Contained: 98%
  • Estimate of Containment: November 1, 2022
  • Personnel: 65
  • Structures Destroyed: 127

Oak, Mariposa-Merced Unit, Cal Fire. Five miles northeast of Mariposa, CA. Tall grass, chaparral and timber. Minimal fire behavior with smoldering.

August 12, 2022 at 7:10 AM

Minimal fire activity was observed today. Firefighters continued to mop up heavy, down fuels and hot spots. Hazard trees are being fell while suppression repair is ongoing. Last report unless significant change in activity.

Mariposa County Recovers Website:

For recovery assistance on for birth, death, or marriage certificates, insurance questions and disputes, replacement drivers’ licenses or ID cards, vehicle registrations or titles, tax relief information, Veterans resources, home inspection experts, building and planning information, debris clean-up, and more.

For more information visit: www.mariposacounty.org/2652/Local-Assistance-Center

Forest Service Information:

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.

August 5, 2022 at 7:47 PM

Firefighters continue to reinforce containment lines, mop up and patrol. Fire suppression efforts are ongoing throughout the fire area. Future updates will be sent out at 7:00 p.m. starting 8/6. No morning update will be produced.

August 5, 2022 at 7:05 AM

CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5 will transition the fire back to CAL FIRE Merced Mariposa Unit today at 10:30 A.M. Overnight, firefighters worked to reinforce containment lines, as well as mitigate any hot spots. Today, suppression repair will continue throughout the fire area to improve damage occurred during suppression of the fire. Firefighters will continue to mop up hot spots and do tactical patrols throughout the fire area, along with extinguish hot spots within the fire perimeter.

August 4, 2022 at 1:03 PM

All Evacuation Orders have been lifted

All Fire Advisements have been lifted

Road Information

All roads are open

The Mariposa County HHSA – Environmental Health Unit is working with CalEPA and CalREcycle to help remove hazardous waste and burn debris from burned out property as a result of the Oak Fire. Property that has been partially cleared/cleaned up by individuals will NOT be eligible for this program if it becomes available. More information here
http://www.mariposacounty.org/2644/Returning-after-the-fire If you would like to take advantage of ANY program to remove fire debris from your property, at no out of pocket cost to you, do not begin clean up. Looking for small personal items is ok. Please take precautions, because of the possibility that fire debris may contain hazardous waste products.

August 4, 2022 at 7:11 AM

Suppression repair continues throughout the fire area. Minimal fire was observed overnight. Containment continues to rise. The fire is holding within control lines. Fire crews continue to mop up hot spots and do tactical patrols throughout the fire area. On the northeast side of the fire, crews continue working to increase containment and strengthen control lines. Unpopulated areas of the fire remain closed. Excess resources will continue to be released.

August 3, 2022 at 7:01 AM

Firefighters are working on the northeastern side of the fire to increase containment, and the strengthening of control lines continues in the Devil’s Gulch area. Suppression repair work continues. It will be mostly cloudy today with a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. There has been little change in humidity and temperature. Over 100 miles of fire hose remain on the fire.

August 2, 2022 at 8:45 PM

All Evacuation Orders and Fire Advisements have been lifted in populated areas. Over 100 miles of fire hose remain on the fire. Crews continue working around the clock to increase containment. Fire suppression work continues in the Devil’s Gulch area, two crews were flown in by helicopter to reinforce containment lines and to prevent material from rolling over the line. Suppression repair efforts are ongoing. There has been little change in humidity and temperature.

August 2, 2022 at 1:09 PM

Evacuations Orders for the following areas are the only orders remaining in effect:

East of Mariposa Pines / Jerseydale Subdivisions to Devils Gulch
North of Footman Ridge

Fire Advisements have been lifted in all other areas.

View the most current evacuation map at: https://arcg.is/jKqD5

August 1, 2022 at 6:40 PM

Fire crews continue to make progress on gaining containment. Control lines are holding and are being reinforced in the Devil’s Gulch and Owl Creek area. Current fire behavior is minimal. Suppression repair efforts are underway in areas of the fire that are no longer posing a potential risk of escape. There is a slight chance for isolated light showers into the evening. Damage inspections are complete.

Single Residence Structures Destroyed: 127
Structures Damaged: 6
Outbuildings Destroyed: 66
Outbuilding Damaged: 4
Structures Threatened: 5

August 1, 2022 at 7:29 AM

The fire is holding at Devil’s Gulch, crews continue their efforts to strengthen control lines. There was no growth on the fire overnight. Crews are patrolling and working in areas where smoldering and some interior pockets of heat were observed, within the fire perimeter. The fire is holding within control lines. Suppression repair efforts have begun. Cooler temperatures and higher humidity are expected to continue. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms today. Damage inspections are nearly complete.

July 31, 2022 at 7:03 PM

The fire is holding at Devil’s Gulch, due to crews working around the clock in hazardous conditions. There was no growth on the fire today. Cooler temperatures and higher humidity are expected to continue. There is a chance of rain and thunderstorms overnight. Damage inspections are nearly complete.

July 31, 2022 at 8:54 AM

There was no growth on the fire overnight and containment increased by 5%. Firefighters continue their complex operation in the Devil’s Gulch area on the northeast side of the fire, building and securing control lines in incredibly steep and rugged terrain. Temperatures are expected to drop, and humidity should increase today. Work will continue to address hazards and restore infrastructure within the fire perimeter. Damage inspections are still underway.

PG&E Oak Fire Event Overview on 7-31-22, 6:00 am

As of 6 a.m. Sunday July 31st, there are approximately 455 customers without power. Power has been restored to more than 2,750 customers since beginning of the event. The 455 who remain without power are largely in areas served by infrastructure sustained direct damage from the fire. There is extensive damage to PG&E poles and other equipment along the corridors of Triangle Road, Darrah Road and Jerseydale Road. We have identified more than 250 poles that will have to be replaced, along with wire and other equipment. PG&E has approximately 720 personnel working on restoration in response to the Oak Fire in those areas. Restoration will occur at different times based on the location and the amount of damage in each area. PG&E has traffic control in place to protect residents and our employees as this work is completed. We appreciate your patience as we work to restore service to your community.

If you live in the fire area and are not receiving notifications from PG&E, your contact information may be out of date, or you may only have your landline listed. Please call 1-800-743-5000 to ensure your contact information is updated. If you don’t have a cellular number, you can provide the number of a friend or family member so that you receive updates.

July 30, 2022 at 3:03 PM

Evacuations for the following areas have been lifted. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only. Please be prepared to show identification to enter this area. View the most current evacuation map at: https://arcg.is/jKqD5

  • Carstens Road
  • Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah Road including all side roads:
    • Carter Rd
    • Plumbar Creek Road
    • Buckingham Mountain Road
    • Memory Lane
    • Butterfly Ridge Road
    • Merrill Mill Road

Fire Advisements lifted with no restrictions for the following area

  • Ponderosa Basin- Not Including Standard Mill Rd
  • Silva Road
  • Carleton Road
  • Darrah Road
  • East Westfall Road- Not including Smithers Road or Old Mill Road

ROAD INFORMATION

  • Triangle Road closed at Darrah- Triangle Road can not be accessed via Darrah Road. Lushmeadows area and Triangle Road towards Hwy 140 can not be accessed.
  • Jerseydale Rd Closed- including all side roads
  • Silva Road & Carleton Road at Triangle Road access will be for residents only no through traffic will be allowed
  • Carstens- Open to residents only

July 30, 2022 at 8:45 AM

There was minimal growth on the fire overnight. Crews continue to focus their efforts in the Devil’s Gulch area on the northeast side of the fire. Devil’s Gulch is rugged, incredibly steep and almost vertical terrain. This presents many operational challenges to firefighters. Hand crews are working a double shift to construct direct hand line in this hazardous terrain and helicopters will sling-load supplies in to support the operation. There is no uncontrolled fire growth expected in all other areas of the fire. Today temperatures will remain hot. Damage inspections continue.

PG&E is assessing assets and conducting repairs in areas where CAL FIRE has determined it is safe for crews to work. Power will be restored to customers who remain out as soon as it is possible to do so safely, and restoration depends on the extent of damage to PG&E equipment. Because of this, PG&E is unable to provide an estimated time of restoration. Of the more than 3,100 customers who were deenergized or lost power as a result of the fire, 730 remain out. The 730 who remain out are largely served by infrastructure that was directly damaged by the fire. For additional information and updates on outages, please visit PG&E’s Outage Map on pge.com/outage, or call their Outage Information line at 1-800-743-5002.

July 29, 2022 at 6:55 PM

The fire has made its way to the bottom of Devil’s Gulch on the northeast side of the fire. It’s referred to as Devil’s Gulch due to its incredibly steep, almost vertical terrain. Hand crews will be working a double shift to construct direct hand line in this hazardous terrain and helicopters will sling-load supplies in to support the operation. The was no growth in the fire in all other areas. Damage inspections continue.

PG&E is assessing assets and conducting repairs in areas where CAL FIRE has determined it is safe for crews to work. Power will be restored to customers who remain out as soon as it is possible to do so safely, and restoration depends on the extent of damage to PG&E equipment. Because of this, PG&E is unable to provide an estimated time of restoration. Of the more than 3,100 customers who were deenergized or lost power as a result of the fire, 730 remain out. The 730 who remain out are largely served by infrastructure that was directly damaged by the fire. For additional information and updates on outages, please visit PG&E’s Outage Map on pge.com/outage, or call their Outage Information line at 1-800-743-5002.

July 29, 2022 at 1:02 PM

Evacuations for the following areas have been reduced to Fire Advisement. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only.  A Fire advisement is NOT an evacuation Order, it is simply to advise residents in the area of the potential need to evacuate should conditions change. Allowing those in the affected area to plan and prepare. View the most current evacuation map at: https://arcg.is/jKqD5

• All Darrah Road including all side roads
• All Silva Road

Fire Advisements have been lifted for the following areas:
• Lushmeadows Subdivision- South of Triangle Road
• Triangle Road from 49S to East Westfall- both sides of the road including all side roads
• Triangle Road from East Westfall to Darrah- South Side of the road only
• Tiptop Rd including all side roads
• Hwy 49S from Usona Road to the Madera County Line south side only

ROAD CLOSURES
• Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah Rd including all side roads
• Jerseydale Rd including all side roads
• Carstens Road including all side roads

LARGE AND SMALL ANIMALS
Residents who have been repopulated that need to pick up animals at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds can do so anytime between 10am and 4pm. Residents MUST use the gate near the fair office to enter.
To report missing animals please use the following link- https://arcg.is/08DnTX

SPOILED FOOD-
Waste collection for spoiled food will be available on Saturday and Sunday at Bootjack Market from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
As for today, Friday, July 29th, 2022, the waste collection will be available at Woodland Park, Bootjack Market, Old Lushmeadows Store Site, and Midpines Park from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

July 29, 2022 at 7:18 AM

Fire crews, along with cooperating agencies, are working around the clock to repopulate the areas within the fire perimiter. There was minimal fire growth overnight and containment increased by 6%. Crews continue to work around communities patrolling for hot spots and providing structure defense. Firefighters are building and improving direct fire line in extremely steep, rugged, and difficult to access terrain. Persistent drought, critically dry fuels, and tree mortality remain contributing factors to the fires spread. Damage inspection will continue until all areas of the fire have been assessed.

Single Residence Structures Destroyed: 106
Structures Damaged: 6
Outbuildings Destroyed: 56
Outbuilding Damaged: 4

Structures Threatened: 641

July 28, 2022 at 7:29 PM

Firefighters are actively engaged in all areas of the fire. Crews are strengthening control lines, patrolling for hot spots, improving contingency lines, and constructing direct line in very sleep areas that are extremely difficult to access. Today was hotter and drier as expected, but cloud cover in the area prevented further drying and heating of fuels. Monsoonal moisture is expected to return early next week which should lower temperature and raise humidity levels. Damage inspection will continue until the entire fire area is assessed.

OAK FIRE LOCAL ASSISTANCE CENTER: August 1st through August 3rd , 9:00 A.M. TO 7:00 P.M at Mariposa High School Gymnasium, 5074 Old Highway N, Mariposa, CA 95338. This is a multi-agency support center to provide assistance to ANY residents impacted by the Oak Fire.


Single Residence Structures Destroyed: 90
Structures Damaged: 6
Outbuildings Destroyed: 45
Outbuilding Damaged: 4

Structures Threatened: 641

July 28, 2022 at 7:11 AM

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: Tonight at 7:00 PM , Mariposa County High School, Gymnasium, 5074 Old Hwy N, Mariposa

July 27, 2022 at 8:02 PM

Active fire behavior with backing, flanking, and isolated torching reported. Repopulation of some affected areas is taking place.

An infrared flyover showed very little heat in and around communities within the fire perimeter. Crews continue to patrol these neighborhoods for hot spots. PG&E is working in the affected areas to remove hazards and repair infrastructure. Weather will be hotter and dryer for the next couple days. Helicopters dropped 250,000 gallons in Division J, northeast side of the fire, to support crews on the ground building direct line in extremely steep, rugged, and hazardous terrain. Three teams of Damage Inspectors continue to assess properties to determine damage done to homes within the fire perimeter.

Single Residence Structures Destroyed: 63
Structures Damaged: 6
Outbuildings Destroyed: 37
Outbuilding Damaged: 4

Evacuations for the following areas have been reduced to Fire Advisement. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only: 

•    Vista Lago Lane and Monte Vista Lane 

An infrared flyover showed very little heat in and around communities within the fire perimeter. Crews continue to patrol these neighborhoods for hot spots. PG&E is working in the affected areas to remove hazards and repair infrastructure. Weather will be hotter and dryer for the next couple days. Helicopters dropped 250,000 gallons in Division J, northeast side of the fire, to support crews on the ground building direct line in extremely steep, rugged, and hazardous terrain. Three teams of Damage Inspectors continue to assess properties to determine damage done to homes within the fire perimeter

July 27, 2022 at 2:01 PM

Evacuations for the following areas have been reduced to Fire Advisement. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only

• Ponderosa Way including all side roads to the Sierra National Forest Boundary
• Lushmeadows Subdivision – NOT INCLUDING Vista Lago and Monte Vista. Residents must use Triangle Road from Hwy 49S to access the Lushmeadows Subdivision
• Triangle Road from Darrah Road to East Westfall
• Darrah Road including all side roads from Hwy 49S to Deer Springs Road including Deer Springs Road
• All Hwy 140 addresses including Cobey lane

July 27, 2022 at 7:39 AM

Firefighters worked overnight to increase containment lines around the fire perimeter. Smoke continued to produce poor visibility across the fire during the night. Temperature and humidity are forecasted to be similar to yesterday. Crews continue work around communities, patrolling for hot spots, providing structure defense, and building of direct fire line in very steep and rugged terrain. Damage inspection continues throughout the fire’s perimeter. At 8:00 P.M. last night, Highway 140 was open through Mariposa County to Yosemite National Park, and will remain open contingent upon fire conditions. Fire suppression equipment may be in the area, please drive with caution and obey all posted reduced speed warnings.

July 26, 2022 at 8:02 PM

Highway 140 is open to through Mariposa County to Yosemite National Park.
Fire suppression equipment may be in the area, please drive with caution and obey all posted reduced speed warnings.

July 26, 2022 at 7:17 PM

Although good progress continues on the fire, there is much work to be done. An infrared flight over the fire showed minimal heat in Lushmeadows and surrounding communities. Crews have been able to hold and improve the fire line in the Mariposa Pines area. More evacuation orders were reduced to a fire advisement early this afternoon. Very steep and rugged terrain continue to pose a challenge to crews on the North and Northeastern side of the fire, which is making the area inaccessible to bulldozers, requiring hand crews to access by foot to cut in direct fire line. Smoke in the area also hampered aircraft. More resources will be sent to the north to assist with fire suppression. As forecasted, the monsoonal moisture increased relative humidity and lowered temperatures by a few degrees. Damage inspection continues and numbers are updated daily.

Structures Threatened: 1,138

Single Residence Structures Destroyed: 42
Structures Damaged: 3
Outbuildings Destroyed: 19
Outbuilding Damaged: 1

July 26, 2022 at 2:02 PM

Evacuations for the following areas have been reduced to Fire Advisement. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only: 

View the most current evacuation map at: https://arcg.is/jKqD5


• Darrah Road from Bootjack Lane to Quail Ridge Drive including all side roads to the fire’s edge
• Cole Road including all side roads 
• Silva Road from Carleton Road to Van Ness Road
• Carleton from Silva Rd to Indian Rock Lane including Indian Rock Lane
• Allred Road 
• Morningstar Road including all side roads

July 26, 2022 at 12:28 PM

July 26, 2022 at 7:13 AM

Fire crews continue providing structure defense, extinguishing hot spots, and building and improving direct fire lines. Persistent drought, critically dry fuels and tree mortality continue to contribute to the fire’s spread.

Humidity levels were slightly higher overnight as monsoonal moisture began to move in. Smoke from the fire is producing poor visibility to the north of the fire during the day and across the fire at night. Humidity is forecasted to begin to trend higher. Damage inspection continues within the fire perimeter.

July 25, 2022 at 10:55 PM

July 25, 2022 at 7:17 PM

Active fire behavior with flanking, backing and creeping

July 25, 2022 at 1:16 PM

Evacuations for the following areas have been reduced to Fire Advisement. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only:

• Hwy 49S from Silva Road to Darrah Road
• Hwy 49S from McNally Rd to Triangle
• Boyer Road including and all side roads
• Brooks Road- Residents must use Woodland Drive to access their homes
• Woodland Drive
• McNally Road
• Triangle Road from Hwy 49S to East Westfall Road including all side roads
• Tip Top Road including all side roads
• Wass Road- Residents will need to use Tip Top to access their homes
• Darrah Rd from Hwy 49S to Bootjack Lane including bootjack lane
• Silva Road from Hwy 49S to Carlton including all side roa

ROAD CLOSURES:
CLOSED –
• Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to East Westfall Road and all side roads
• Jerseydale Rd
• Silva Road from Cole Road to Triangle Road
• Darrah Road from Bootjack Lane to Triangle Rd
• East Westfall Road from Triangle Road to Oliver Creek
• Cole Rd
• Carlton Road from Triangle to Silva Road
• Allred Road from Hwy 140 to Morningstar
• Morning Star from Carlton to Allred including all side roads
• Ponderosa Way to Feliciana Mountain Rd Including Feliciana Mountain Rd
• Carstens Road including all side roads
• Brooks Road

OPEN TO RESIDENTS ONLY- ID will be required to enter –
• Triangle Rd from Hwy 49S to East Westfall including all side roads
• Tip Top from Triangle Road to Hwy 49S including all side roads
• Woodland Drive
• McNally Road
• Silva Road from Hwy 49S to Carlton Road including all side roads

NOTES:
Fire advisement is NOT an evacuation Order, it is simply to advise residents in the area of the potential need to evacuate should conditions change. Allowing those in the affected area to plan and prepare. Residents who have been repopulated that need to pick up animals at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds can do so anytime between 10:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M.

July 25, 2022 at 1:10 PM

July 25, 2022 at 7:54 AM

The fire remained active in some areas, throughout the evening, due to dry dead and downed fuels. Previous reporting on damaged structures was a preliminary estimate. Work from damage inspection teams have confirmed seven single residence structures have been destroyed. Work continues with damage inspection teams throughout the fire area. The fire fight continues in hot, dry conditions and steep, rugged terrain.

July 25, 2022 at 7:14 AM

Active fire behavior with backing and creeping overnight.

July 24, 2022 at 7:25 PM

Fire activity was not as extreme as it has been in previous days. Firefighters made good headway today. On the north side, the fire passed Sweetwater Ridge and made a hard push towards the community of Mariposa Pines. Three strike teams were able to hold the fire at Bear Clover Lane, protecting Mariposa Pines. Crews worked to hold the line at Footman Ridge, on the northeast side of the fire. Line was completed around the community of Lushmeadows. Fire line is holding on the east side. Crews are working to complete and hold line on the south side. The fire continues to be fuel and terrain driven. The fire perimeter is moving into the Furgeson Fire burn scar in the northeast side. Damage inspection teams began surveying the affect areas today.

3,271 structures remain threatened.

July 24, 2022 at 6:27 PM

Active fire behavior with long-range spotting, short-range spotting and crowning.

· Threat to structures and powerlines
· Threat to PG&E infrastructure, tribal lands, community water supply, agricultural and economic assets
· Evacuation orders and warnings in effect
· Evacuation center established
· Drought, critically dry fuels and tree mortality are contributing to extreme fire behavior
· Road closures in the area
· CAL FIRE IMT 5 (Hopkins) in command
· Unified Command USFS and CAL FIRE

July 24, 2022 at 2:15 PM

Evacuation Order Issued For The Following Areas:

Carlton Road from Morningstar to Silva Rd including all side roads
Silva Rd from Carlton to Hwy 49S including all side roads
Shaffer Road from Silva Rd to Allred Rd
Hwy 49S from Silva to Darrah Rd (on the Bootjack Market Side)
To evacuate please use Carlton/Silva Rd to Hwy 49S

Hwy 140 from Triangle Road to Ponderosa Way (on the Midpines Market side of Hwy 140)
Ponderosa Way from Hwy 140 to Feliciana Mountain Rd and all side roads
Sweetwater Ridge / Mine area
Feliciana Mountain Road
Ferguson / Apperson Mine Road area
Savage Lundy Trail
Hites Cove Road
Footman Ridge area
Devils Gulch area

July 24, 2022 at 11:32 AM

July 24, 2022 at 8:06 AM The forecast for today shows smoke from the 14,281-acre Oak Fire in Mariposa affecting all of the Sierra Nevada and Foothills.

https://yubanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/smoke-forecast-July-24.mp4

July 24, 2022 at 7:41 AM

The fire remained active through the night moving toward the communities of Jerseydale, Darrah, and Bootjack. Poor humidity recovery was observed overnight. Today the weather is expected to remain hot with minimum humidity between 5 and 10%, which will hamper firefighting efforts. High tree mortality and dense fuels are throughout the fire area. Fire evacuation and advisories remain in effect. Damage inspection teams are beginning their assessment of the areas affected by the fire.

TOWN HALL MEETING: 7/24/2022 7:00 PM , Mariposa County High School, Gymnasium, 5074 Old Hwy N, Mariposa

Oak fire on July 24 at 8 am

Red Cross:
Evacuation Center: Mariposa Elementary School, 5044 Jones St. Mariposa

Road Closures:

Highway 140 from Highway 49N to Ponderosa Way, Carstens Road, Triangle Road from Highway 140 to Highway 49 and all side roads, Jerseydale Road, Silva Road from Cole Road to Triangle Road, Wass Road, Tip Top Road, Darrah at 49, Westfall from Triangle to Oliver Creek, McNally Road, Woodland Drive, Brooks Road, Bootjack Lane, Cole Road, Carlton from Triangle to Morningstar, Allred from Highway 140 to Morningstar, Morningstar from Carlton to Allred including all side roads.

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

Fire Advisement:

Hwy 140 from Oak Road to East Whitlock, Oak Road from Hwy 140 to Yosemite Oaks, Yosemite Oaks Road from East Whitlock to Highway 140, Chamberlain Rd, Allred Road from Morningstar to Hwy 49S, Carlton Road from Morningstar to Highway 49S and all side roads, Hwy 49S from Indian Peak to Triangle Road, Indian Peak from Hwy 49S to Usona Road and all side roads, East Whitlock from Hwy 140 to Yosemite Oaks Rd, Stumpfield Mountain Road from Hwy 49S to the Madera County Line including all side roads, East Westfall from Oliver Creek to Chowchilla Mountain Road, Chowchilla Mountain Road from 49S to East Westfall, Ponderosa Subdivision including: all of Chowchilla Mountain Road and all side roads, all of Harris Cutoff Road and all side roads, all of Harris Road and all side roads. 5S25 and 4S04, Highway 49S from Chowchilla Mountain Road to Harris Road on the Chowchilla Mountain Road side.

A Fire advisement is NOT an evacuation Order, it is simply to advise residents in the area of the potential need to evacuate should conditions change. Allowing those in the affected area to plan and prepare.

Evacuation Orders:

Carstens Road, Buckingham Mountain Road, Plumbar Creek Road, Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah, Jerseydale and all side roads, Lushmeadows Subdivision, Triangle Road from Darrah Road to Westfall Road and all side roads, Boyer Road from Highway 49S and all side roads, Darrah Road from Highway 49S to Triangle Road including all side roads, Triangle Road from 49S to Westfall Road and all side roads including Triangle Park, Tip Top Road, Wass Road, Westfall from Triangle to Oliver Creek, Silva Road from Cole to Triangle including all side roads, Ginger Trish Road, Cole Road to Darrah Road including all side roads, McNally Road, Highway 49S from Darrah Road to Triangle Road (east side only), Woodland Drive, Brooks Road, Carlton from Triangle to Morningstar Lane, Morningstar from Carlton to Allred Rd including all side roads, Indian Rock Lane, Allred from 140 to Morningstar, Westside of Highway 140 from Triangle Road to Allred Road.

July 23, 2022 at 10:12 PM

July 23, 2022 at 7:30 PM

Governor Gavin Newsom today proclaimed a state of emergency for Mariposa County due to the effects of the Oak Fire, which has destroyed homes, threatened critical infrastructure and forced the evacuation of more than three thousand residents. Driven by hot, dry weather and drought conditions, the Oak Fire has burned more than 11,500 acres since it began burning yesterday.

July 23, 2022 at 7:28 PM

Fire activity is extreme with frequent runs, spot fires and group torching. Emergency personnel are working to safely evacuate people and are actively engaged in protecting structures. Explosive fire behavior is challenging firefighters.

July 23, 2022 at 5:02 PM

OAK FIRE- FIRE ADVISEMENT ISSUED FOR THE FOLLOWING AREA
Ponderosa Basin Subdivision
This includes:
All of Chowchilla Mountain Rd and all side roads
All of Harris Cutoff Rd and all side roads
All of Harris Rd and all side roads
5S25 and 4S04
Hwy 49S from Chowchilla Mountain Rd to Harris Rd- on the Chowchilla Mountain Rd side.

July 23, 2022 at 3:08 PM

9,500 acres (+2,945 acres), brush and timber, 0% contained (+0% containment)

· Extreme fire behavior with long range spotting
· Threat to structures and powerlines
· Evacuation orders in effect
· Evacuation center established
· VLAT assigned
· CAL FIRE IMT 5 (Hopkins) in command
· FMAG approved
· Unified Command USFS and CAL FIRE

Oak Fire on July 23 at 3:00 pm

July 23, 2022 at 12:09 PM

Large Animals housed at the Mariposa Fairgrounds- NO VISITATION of your animals is allowed at this time. If you need to drop off food please contact Animal Control at 707-484-3556

July 23, 2022 at 11:06 AM

The smoke forecast for the Oak Fire in Mariposa.

https://yubanet.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/smokeforecast-0723.mp4

July 23, 2022 at 9:49 AM

A Fire Advisement has been issued for the following areas:

Hwy 140 from Oak Rd to East Whitlock
Oak Rd from Hwy 140 to Yosemite Oaks 
Yosemite Oaks Rd from  East Whitlock Hwy 140
Chamberlain Rd
Allred Rd from Hwy 140 to Hwy 49S
Carlton Rd from Morningstar to Hwy 49S and all side roads
Hwy 49S from Indian Peak to Triangle Rd
Indian Peak from Hwy 49S to Usona Rd and all side roads 
East Whitlock from Hwy 140 to Yosemite Oaks Rd
Stumpfield Mountain Rd from Hwy 49S to the Madera County Line including all side roads 
East Westfall from Oliver Creek to Chowchilla Mountain Rd
Chowchilla Mountain Rd from 49S to East Westfall 

A Fire advisement is NOT an evacuation Order, it is simply to advise residents in the area of the potential need to evacuate should conditions change. Allowing those in the affected area to plan and prepare. 

A Map of the affected area- https://arcg.is/STL1u0

July 23, 2022 at 9:11 AM

California Secures Federal Assistance to Support Response to Oak Fire in Mariposa County. The FMAG, which is provided through the President’s Disaster Relief Fund on a cost-share basis, will enable local, state and tribal agencies responding to the fire to apply for 75-percent reimbursement of their eligible fire suppression costs. The program, which is administered through the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), provides rapid financial assistance to communities impacted by fires.

July 23, 2022 at 8:48 AM

Fire activity is extreme with frequent runs, spot fires and group torching. Emergency personnel are working to safely evacuate people and are actively engaged in protecting structures. Explosive fire behavior is challenging firefighters.

Extreme fire behavior overnight
Threat to structures and powerlines
Evacuation orders in effect
Evacuation center established
VLAT assigned
CAL FIRE IMT 5 (Hopkins) mobilized. In-brief @ 1000 today
FMAG approved
Unified Command USFS and CAL FIRE

Red Cross shelter at Mariposa Elementary School remains available to individuals & families who need assistance.

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 – Mariposa County Fairgrounds 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. Mariposa

Road Closures:

Carstens Road, Triangle Rd from Hwy 140 to Hwy 49 south, Buckingham Mt. Rd, Plumbar Creek Rd, Jerseydale Rd and all side roads, Hwy 140 from Allred Rd to Ponderosa Way, Darrah Rd, Silva Rd from Triangle to Cole Rd, Cole Rd, McNally Rd, Boyer Rd and all side roads, Brooks Rd, Woodland Dr, Carelton Rd to Morningstar Rd and Morningstar Rd.

Evacuation Orders:

Carstens Rd, Buckingham Mt. Rd, Plumbar Creek Rd, Triangle Rd from Hwy 140 to Highway 49 south, Carter Rd, Darrah Rd from Triangle to Valley View and all sides of the road, Silva Rd from Triangle to Van Ness Rd, Boyer Rd from Hwy 49 south and all side roads, Darrah Rd from the stop light to Triangle Rd, Triangle Rd from Hwy 49 south to Westfall Road and all side roads including Triangle Park, Tip Top Rd, Wass Rd, Westfall from Triangle to Oliver Creek. Silva Rd from Cole to Triangle and all side roads, Gingers Trish Rd, Cole Rd to Darrah Rd including all side roads, Darrah Rd from Hwy 49s to Triangle Rd including all side roads, McNally Rd. Hwy 49 south from Darrah Rd to Triangle east side of the road (Bootjack Market Side), Woodland Dr, Brooks Rd, Indian Rock Ln, Morningstar Rd from Carleton to Allred and all side roads, Carleton Rd. from Triangle to Morningstar.

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