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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Friday July 21st, 2017 :: 12:13 p.m. PDT
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Detwiler Fire- Evacuation orders lifted for Mariposa Town Area

CONTACT: INFORMATION LINE RELEASE DATE: July 21, 2017
(844) 668-3473 TIME: 12:00 PM

DETWILER FIRE:
EVACUATION LIFTED FOR THE TOWN OF MARIPOSA

Evacuation orders for the town of Mariposa will be lifted on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 12:00PM.

The following areas are open:
Highway 140 from 49 South to Old Highway North
Highway 49 North from Highway 140 to Lemee Lane

The following roads are open with no restrictions:
Highway 49 South
Highway 140 East of Mariposa to Yosemite

Roadblocks will remain in place:
Highway 49 North at Lemee Lane
Highway 140 at Highway 49 South
Grosjean at Highway 140
Lakeview at Highway 140
East Whitlock at Highway 140

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and Allied Agencies will have a heavy presence in the town area to ensure the security and safety of resident and businesses. Due to the large amount of emergency equipment in the area, speed control will also be enforced.

There will still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If at anytime you feel unsafe, please call 911.

The evacuation order has been lifted, the town of Mariposa still remains under advisory. Evacuation Advisory- Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders. Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare.

SAFETY MESSAGE – The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures and any evacuation warnings. If you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PG&E immediately. Trees and poles with deep charring, particularly if still smoking, should be considered hazardous.

Please drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. As you re-enter your property and evaluate damage, be aware that hazardous conditions may exist, particularly if a residence or out-building has burned. Hazards may include asbestos, heavy metals, by-products of plastic combustion and various other chemicals.

We encourage the public to remain prepared year-round for wildfires by visiting the www.readyforwildfire.org website. The best show of support is having your home and property “fire-ready”.

Instructions:

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Address/Location
Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
5099 Old Hwy N
Mariposa, CA 95338

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-966-3615

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Fire suppression and rescue
Event:
Wildfire

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