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.
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
Aurora Road (5S09) and Standard Mill Road (5S03)
5100 block to 6100 block of Chowchilla Mountain Rd
Woodland Elementary School
3394 Woodland Dr (Woodland Dr & Highway 49)
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. ***
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.