California Wildfires - Oakhurst and Silver Complex Fires UPDATE

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Services for Real Estate Pros with The Law Offices of Elisabeth A. Lambert

Thursday, June 26 - 10:00 am

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED FROM THE SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST BASS LAKE RANGER DISTRICT & CAL FIRE

Three fires are located northwest of the town of Oakhurst, south of Fish Camp, just south of Ponderosa Basin, and in the Timber Loft area.

Fire suppression efforts are concentrating on the Oliver Fire containment and the protection of the Ponderosa Basin structures. The Oliver Fire has been turned over to CAL FIRE.

Additional fire resources have arrived and are on the fire lines. One other fire is located in the Star Lakes area in the SNF and may effect smoke within Yosemite National Parks south entrance.

FIRES:

Oliver Fire - near the Ponderosa Basin, 2,000 acres, 20% contained, structures threatened. Evacuations of 12 structures have taken place and evacuation warnings are out for 10 blocks of Chowchilla Mtn. Road. Residents may call 209-966-1133

Evacuation Orders:
Aurora Road (5S09) and Standard Mill Road (5S03)

Evacuation Warning:
5100 block to 6100 block of Chowchilla Mountain Rd

Evacuation Centers:
Woodland Elementary School
3394 Woodland Dr (Woodland Dr & Highway 49)

Road Closures:
Chowchilla Mountain Rd east of Westfall Road is open to residents only with roof of residency

Westfall Fire - southwest of Fish Camp community, 105 acres, 100% contained. (Miami Mtn.)

Chiquito Fire: 52 acres 60% contained

Silverknob Fire - near Cedarbrook/Timberloft area (below Westfall Camp), 480 acres, 60% contained.

Star Fire - near Star Lakes (southeast of the south entrance to YNP, 180 acres, 0% contained.

Gagg, Poison and 7 other fires are contained

 

**** Red Cross has set up a station at Woodland School for evacuees. A total of 11,073 support people are involved (firefighters, air support, etc.) 1 injury, no structures lost as of this morning, a cost of $203,000,000. ***

Contact information:

SNF: 559-877-2218 (Madera)

CDF: 209-372-0480 (Mariposa)

Cal Fire: 209-966-4784 (Mariposa)

Residents in Mariposa may call: 209-966-1133 or 209-372-0480.

Also, tune to AM 1610 on your radio.

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Lisa,

Thank you for the information on the fires!

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Jun 26, 2008 12:19 PM #1
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Robert:

You're welcome. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment.

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Jun 26, 2008 12:24 PM #2
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Lisa- I hope everyone is safe and takes precautions during this fire season. Hope you stay safe too.

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Katerina:

Thanks for your well wishes. Luckily, I live in Fresno, which is fairly removed from the locations of the fires, about 45 minutes up into the mountains, the gateway to Yosemite National Park.

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