Active for 659 days
|Last Updated||10/24/19 6:58 AM|
|Date Started||10/06/19 4:15 PM|
|Location Information||Highway 140 and Briceburg Bridge Road north of Midpines|
|Administrative Unit||CAL FIRE Madera Mariposa Merced Unit|
|Reports||Click here for prior status reports|
Highway 140 is open; please drive cautiously. Smoke will be visible within the fires boundary for potentially several weeks. This is the final update.
Yosemite National Park remains open. For information on Yosemite National Park, go to nps.gov/yose or call 209-372-0200.
Evacuations: All Mandatory Evacuation Orders and Fire advisements have been lifted. Buffalo Gulch Road is open.
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Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office -- California Highway Patrol -- CALTRANS -- California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation -- U.S. Forest Service -- Bureau of Land Management -- American Red Cross
CAL FIRE owns and operates over 3,000 fire and emergency response and resource protection vehicles. In support of its ground forces, the CAL FIRE emergency response air program includes 23 Grumman S-2T 1,200 gallon airtankers, 12 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 16 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and 10 helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.