River Fire Incident

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9,656 Acres


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Active for 8 days  

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1 County


Last Updated07/19/21 6:40 PM
Date Started07/11/21 2:10 PM
Date Contained07/19/21 6:39PM
Location InformationOak Grove Road and Oak Grove School Road
Lat/Long[37.350823, -119.869785]
Administrative UnitCAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

Situation Summary

Engine crews will continue to patrol the fire area over the next couple of days.

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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2 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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12 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

Agency Information

Animal Evacuations information: Madera County
Animal Evacuations information: Mariposa County
Red Cross:
New Life Christian Fellowship Church 5089 Cole Rd. Mariposa, CA
Information Line
Media Line
Cooperating Agencies: CHP, Madera Sheriff, Mariposa Sheriff, Madera Co Roads, Mariposa Co Roads, PG&E, Madera County Fire, Mariposa County Fire, Merced County Fire, CAL OES, USFS, American Red Cross, Central California Animal Disaster Team