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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Friday July 21st, 2017 :: 07:00 p.m. PDT


Detwiler Fire- Updated lifted Evacuations 7/21/2017

DETWILER FIRE:                                                                 
Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 7:00pm
Residents Only-Hwy 49N Area Including the following:
49N from Mariposa to Fremont Fort
Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Rd- From 49N to 72b
School Lane
Rd 72A
Princeton Rd- From 49N to 72b Only
Pendola Gardens
Old Toll
Corbett Creek Rd
Mt. Ophir
Residents Only-  
Hornitos Rd
Mt. Gaines
No. 9 Road
Ben Hur Rd from Hwy 49 South to Buckeye
 These areas will still remain under advisory. Evacuation Advisory- Issued alert to media and public of potential evacuation orders.  Contains general information of the incident and how to prepare.
All other evacuation orders remain in effect.
Highway 140 Update:
Hwy 140 will open to thru traffic only, all evacuations along Hwy 140 remain under an Evacuation Order.
The following roads will remain closed
Highway 49 North- Closed from Fremont Fort to Oakridge Rd (Coulterville)
French Camp Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North
West Whitlock- Closed at Hwy 49 North
Agua Fria Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North
Mt. Bullion Cuttoff- Closed from Hwy 140 to Rd72 A
Princeton Way- Closed at Rd72 B
CYA Camp Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North
Bear Valley Rd- Closed at Hwy 49 North to Mt. Gaines Rd
Cotton Creek Rd- Closed at Bear Valley Rd
All Roads off of Hwy 140 remain closed- Between Hwy 49S and Hornitos Rd

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office and Allied Agencies will have a heavy presence in the 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.
For questions or concerns regarding power, please contact PG&E at 800-743-5000 or visit their website at
The Mariposa County Health Department has health and safety information for residents returning to their homes on our website at      or call 209-966-3689.       
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 website. The best show of support is having your home and property “fire-ready”.



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

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

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