Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Saturday July 22nd, 2017 :: 05:48 p.m. PDT
Alert

Detwiler Fire- Additional Evacuation Orders Lifted

DETWILER FIRE:                                                                 
ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED
 
Evacuation orders for the following areas will be lifted for residents only on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 6:00PM
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.
 
Old Hwy from Hwy 49 South to Totokon Rd and all side roads

Old Hwy from Guadalupe Fire Rd to Hwy 140 (Catheys Valley)- Guadalupe Fire Rd will remain under an evacuation order

Bear Valley Rd

Hunters Valley Rd

Hunters Valley Mt. Access Rd

Detwiler Rd

Cotton Creek Rd
 
All other evacuation orders remain in effect.
=====================================================
The following roads will remain closed in the above lifted areas
 
All side roads on Hwy 140 –Closed with the exception of Elizabeth Ln, Trower Roads

Old Hwy- Closed from Totokon to Guadalupe Fire Rd and all side roads in between

Hwy 49N- Closed from the top of Bagby Grade to Oakridge Rd (Coulterville)
=====================================================General Information 
 
PG&E is working to restore electric service safely and as quickly as possible.  We are still working in an active fire area and are reminding our customers that if they see electrical wires on the ground to stay clear and immediately contact PG&E.  If you are using a generator please make sure they are installed safely by a qualified professional and notify PG&E.  Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions to avoid injuring someone or damaging your generator or appliances.  Never plug a generator directly into any electric outlets.
 
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.
 
The Mariposa County Health Department has health and safety information for residents returning to their homes on our website at http://www.mariposacounty.org/index.aspx?nid=89 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 www.readyforwildfire.org website. The best show of support is having your home and property “fire-ready”.
 

Instructions:

.

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

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

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP MARIPOSASO followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

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

Navigate & Discover