Incident UpdateOak Fire

Date: 07/23/2022 Time: 8:06 AM

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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
6555
Containment
0
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
2000
Structures Destroyed
10
Structures Damaged
5
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Fire activity is extreme with frequent runs, spot fires and group torching. Emergency personnel are working to safely evacuate people and are actively engaged in protecting structures. Explosive fire behavior is challenging firefighters.

Red Cross:

Mariposa County Elementary 5044 Jones St. Mariposa

Road Closures:

Carstens Road, Triangle Rd from Hwy 140 to Hwy 49 south, Buckingham Mt. Rd, Plumbar Creek Rd, Jerseydale Rd and all side roads, Hwy 140 from Allred Rd to Ponderosa Way, Darrah Rd, Silva Rd from Triangle to Cole Rd, Cole Rd, McNally Rd, Boyer Rd and all side roads, Brooks Rd, Woodland Dr, Carelton Rd to Morningstar Rd and Morningstar Rd.

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

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Orders:

Carstens Rd, Buckingham Mt. Rd, Plumbar Creek Rd, Triangle Rd from Hwy 140 to Highway 49 south, Carter Rd, Darrah Rd from Triangle to Valley View and all sides of the road, Silva Rd from Triangle to Van Ness Rd, Boyer Rd from Hwy 49 south and all side roads, Darrah Rd from the stop light to Triangle Rd, Triangle Rd from Hwy 49 south to Westfall Road and all side roads including Triangle Park, Tip Top Rd, Wass Rd, Westfall from Triangle to Oliver Creek. Silva Rd from Cole to Triangle and all side roads, Gingers Trish Rd, Cole Rd to Darrah Rd including all side roads, Darrah Rd from Hwy 49s to Triangle Rd including all side roads, McNally Rd. Hwy 49 south from Darrah Rd to Triangle east side of the road (Bootjack Market Side), Woodland Dr, Brooks Rd, Indian Rock Ln, Morningstar Rd from Carleton to Allred and all side roads, Carleton Rd. from Triangle to Morningstar.

 

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Assigned Resources

Engines
45
Water Tenders
4
Helicopters
4
Air Tankers
Dozers
4
Hand Crews
11
Other
Total Personnel
403
Cooperating Agencies
Mariposa County Fire, PG&E, CHP, Mariposa County Public Works