Incident UpdateOak Fire

Date: 07/25/2022 Time: 6:46 AM

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Information Line: : (844) 668-3473

Incident Facts

Name
Oak Fire
Start Date/Time
2022-07-22
Incident Status
Active
Location
Hwy 140 and Carstens Rd, near Midpines
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Mariposa
Admin Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit and Sierra National Forest
Size
16791
Containment
10
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
3271
Structures Destroyed
10
Structures Damaged
5
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Fire activity was not as extreme as it has been in previous days. Firefighters made good headway today. On the north side, the fire passed Sweetwater Ridge and made a hard push towards the community of Mariposa Pines. Three strike teams were able to hold the fire at Bear Clover Lane, protecting Mariposa Pines. Crews worked to hold the line at Footman Ridge, on the northeast side of the fire. Line was completed around the community of Lushmeadows. Fire line is holding on the east side. Crews are working to complete and hold line on the south side. The fire continues to be fuel and terrain driven. The fire perimeter is moving into the Furgeson Fire burn scar in the northeast side. Damage inspection teams began surveying the affect areas today.


Fire restrictions are in place on the Sierra National Forest. For additional information, visit: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/sierra/alerts-notices.

FIRE INFORMATION LINE: 844-MMU-FIRE (844-668-3473) This information line is extremely busy and will roll over to Mariposa County History Information voicemail when all lines are being utilized. Please be patient, your call will be answered when a line becomes available.

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Map of the area
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Red Cross:

Evacuation Center: Mariposa Elementary School, 5044 Jones St. Mariposa

Road Closures:

Highway 140 from Highway 49N to Ponderosa Way, Carstens Road, Triangle Road from Highway 140 to Highway 49 and all side roads, Jerseydale Road, Silva Road from Cole Road to Triangle Road, Wass Road, Tip Top Road, Darrah at 49, Westfall from Triangle to Oliver Creek, McNally Road, Woodland Drive, Brooks Road, Bootjack Lane, Cole Road, Carlton from Triangle to Morningstar, Allred from Highway 140 to Morningstar, Morningstar from Carlton to Allred including all side roads.

Animal Evacuation Information:

Small Animals: Mariposa County SPCA 5599 Hwy 49 North, Mariposa (full)
Small Animals: Mariposa Elementary School 5044 Jones St. Mariposa (6th and Jones)
Large Animals: Maiposa County Fairgrounds 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. Mariposa
Large Animals: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln Coarsegold

Fire Advisement:

Highway 140 from Oak Road to East Whitlock, Oak Road from Hwy 140 to Yosemite Oaks, Yosemite Oaks Road from East Whitlock to Highway 140, Chamberlain Rd,
Allred Road from Morningstar to Highway 49S, Carlton Road from Morningstar to Highway 49S and all side roads, Highway 49S from Indian Peak to Triangle Road, Indian Peak from Hwy 49S to Usona Road and all side roads, East Whitlock from Hwy 140 to Yosemite Oaks Rd, Stumpfield Mountain Road from Highway 49S to the
Madera County Line including all side roads, East Westfall from Oliver Creek to Chowchilla Mountain Road, Chowchilla Mountain Road from 49S to East Westfall,
Ponderosa Subdivision including: all of Chowchilla Mountain Road and all side roads, all of Harris Cutoff Road and all side roads, all of Harris Road and all side roads, 5S25 and 4S04, Highway 49S from Chowchilla Mountain Road to Harris Road on the Chowchilla Mountain Road side.

Highway 49S from Triangle Road to the Madera County Line including all side roads (This includes: Watt Road, Watt Road Extension, Harris Road Kimble Road and all
side roads), Highway 140 from Ponderosa Way to Briceburg both sides of the road, Colorado from Highway 140 to East Whitlcok, Rancheria Creek Road, Davis Road,
Wilderness View Road, Rumley Mine Road, Grojean Road from Highway 140 to Foran Road including all side roads, Foran Road to East Whitlock, East Whitlock from Foran to Highway 140 including all side roads, Devils Gulch to Signal Peak Area including Chowchilla Mountain Road

A Fire advisement is NOT an evacuation Order, it is simply to advise residents in the area of the potential need to evacuate should conditions change. Allowing those in the affected area to plan and prepare.

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Orders:

Carstens Road, Buckingham Mountain Road, Plumbar Creek Road, Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah, Jerseydale and all side roads, Lushmeadows Subdivision,
Triangle Road from Darrah Road to Westfall Road and all side roads, Boyer Road from Highway 49S and all side roads, Darrah Road from Highway 49S to Triangle Road including all side roads, Triangle Road from 49S to Westfall Road and all side roads including Triangle Park, Tip Top Road, Wass Road, Westfall from Triangle to
Oliver Creek, Silva Road from Cole to Triangle including all side roads, Ginger Trish Road, Cole Road to Darrah Road including all side roads, McNally Road, Highway
49S from Darrah Road to Triangle Road (east side only), Woodland Drive, Brooks Road, Carlton from Triangle to Morningstar Lane, Morningstar from Carlton to Allred Rd including all side roads, Indian Rock Lane, Allred from 140 to Morningstar, Westside of Highway 140 from Triangle Road to Allred Road.

Carlton Road from Morningstar to Silva Road including all side roads, Silva Road from Carlton to Hwy 49S including all side roads, Shaffer Road from Silva Road to Allred Road, Hwy 49S from Silva to Darrah Road (on the Bootjack Market Side)

Hwy 140 from Triangle Road to Ponderosa Way (on the Midpines Market side of Hwy 140), Ponderosa Way from Hwy 140 to Feliciana Mountain Rd and all side roads, Sweetwater Ridge / Mine area, Feliciana Mountain Road, Ferguson / Apperson Mine Road area, Savage Lundy Trail, Hites Cove Road, Footman Ridge area, Devils Gulch area.

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Map of the area
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Assigned Resources

Engines
281
Water Tenders
46
Helicopters
17
Air Tankers
Dozers
66
Hand Crews
63
Other
Total Personnel
2548
Cooperating Agencies
Mariposa County Fire, PG&E, CHP, Mariposa County Public Works