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Moc Fire

2,857 Acres

100%

Contained

Finalized

Active for 10 days

1 County

Tuolumne

Last Updated08/30/20 7:14 PM
Date Started08/20/20 2:26 PM
Date Contained08/30/20 7:14PM
Location InformationHwy 49 and Hwy 120, Moccasin
Lat/Long[37.813779, -120.312565]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit and Central California District

Status Updates

MOC Fire Incident Entering Final Stages of Containment

All Mandatory Evacuation Orders & Fire Advisements for the communities impacted by the MOC Fire have been lifted. The agencies involved in helping to mitigate this fire have effectively entered the final stages of containment and mop up. The personnel and cooperating agencies assisting the CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit have begun transitioning out. CAL FIRE will remain on scene and committed to the MOC Fire until completion of the incident.

Safety Message-The public is reminded to stay informed on current fire conditions. The MOC Fire is still an active incident. Please drive slowly and yield to all emergency and safety personnel who will continue working in the area for the duration of the incident.

For additional information on the MOC Fire residents should contact the CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit at 209-754-3831. To sign up for emergency alert notifications: Tuolumne County: www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov/1170/Emergency-Alerts and Mariposa County: www.msoalter.com

MOC FIRE INCIDENT UPDATE 8/26/20 8AM

Firefighters continue to construct and reinforce perimeter control lines to accomplish full containment.

The Moc Fire is roughly 2,800 acres with 80% containment.

All Evacuation Orders have been lifted as of August 25, 2020 at 8:00 A.M.

Beginning today, August 26, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. all MOC Fire road closures will be lifted to all traffic, in both directions, including Highway 49 and Priest Coulterville Road.

SAFETY MESSAGE: The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. The MOC Fire is still an active incident. Please continue to adhere to road closures and safety advisories. If you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PG&E immediately. Please drive slowly and yield to all emergency and safety personnel who will continue to be working in the area for the duration of the incident.

Evacuation Center

Have been closed.

Road Closures:

The following roads are open to residents only.

  • Highway 49 from 120 to Black Creek
  • Priest Coulterville Road, from Highway 120 to J132/Greeley Hill Road.
  • Beginning today, August 26, 2020 at 6:00 P.M. all MOC Fire road closures will be lifted to all traffic in both directions including Highway 49 and Priest Coulterville Road.

    Animal Evacuation Center

  • Motherlode Fairgrounds @ 220 Southgate Road, Sonora (pets and livestock allowed)
  • Small Animal Evacuation

    Small Animals can be taken to the

    Mariposa SPCA 5599 CA-49, Mariposa, CA 95338

    Damages and Losses

    Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

    2 Structures Destroyed

    Residential, Commercial and Other

    Cooperators & Personnel

    CAL FIRE often partners with other agencies during extended emergency incidents.

    1 Agency

    Partner Federal, State and Local Agencies

    686 Personnel

    Total Fire Personnel Assigned

    21 Crews

    Number of Crews Assigned

    Contact Information

    Media Line
    209-286-6911
    Information Line:
    209-533-5151/209-286-6911
    Email Updates (sign up):
    mocfire2020@gmail.com

    Agency Information

    CAL FIRE Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit

    Resources Assigned

    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, 11 UH-1H Super Huey helicopters, and 14 OV-10A airtactical. From 13 air attack and nine helitack bases located statewide, aircraft can reach most fires within 20 minutes.

    3 Helicopters

    73 Engines

    12 Dozers

    17 Water Tenders