Incident Update Oak Fire

7:56 AM

Incident Facts

Oak Fire
Start Date/Time
Incident Status
Hwy 140 and Carstens Rd, near Midpines
Under Investigation
Administration Unit
Unified Command: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit and Sierra National Forest
Unified Command Agency(s)
Structures Threatened
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

The fire remained active through the night moving toward the communities of Jerseydale, Darrah, and Bootjack. Poor humidity recovery was observed overnight. Today the weather is expected to remain hot with minimum humidity between 5 and 10%, which will hamper firefighting efforts. High tree mortality and dense fuels are throughout the fire area. Fire evacuation and advisories remain in effect. Damage inspection teams are beginning their assessment of the areas affected by the fire.

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Mariposa County –

Map of the area

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: Mariposa County Fairgrounds 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. Mariposa
Large Animals: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln Coarsegold

Fire Advisement:

Hwy 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 Hwy 49S, Carlton Road from Morningstar to Highway 49S and all side roads, Hwy 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 Hwy 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.

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 Information:

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.

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Map of the area

Assigned Resources

Numerous firefighting air tankers from throughout the State are flying fire suppression missions as conditions allow.

Water Tenders
Hand Crews
Total Personnel

Cooperating Agencies

Name Phone Address URL
Mariposa County Fire, PG&E, CHP, Mariposa County Public Works