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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday July 25th, 2017 :: 12:02 p.m. PDT
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Detwiler Fire- Evacuation Advisories Lifted for Southern Mariposa

DETWILER FIRE:
EVACUATION ADVISORIES LIFTED
 
Evacuation advisories have been lifted for South County Mariposa, Tuesday July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm
 
Please be aware that Fire Crews remain in the area. Please drive with caution, fire crews are working on the roadways making vehicle traffic crowded at times.
 
All North County Evacuation Orders and Advisories remain in effect.
 
 
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CAL FIRE - General Information
When you return home:
Be alert for downed power lines and other hazards. 
Check propane tanks, regulators, and lines before turning gas on.
Check your residence carefully for hidden embers or smoldering fires.
Contact 911 if any danger is perceived.
 
There may still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If at anytime you feel unsafe, please call 911.
 
PG&E
Is working to restore electric service safely and as quickly as possible. As power is restored and communities are repopulated PG&E wants customers to know they are here to help. PG&E has additional employees in the areas damaged by fire to respond and support repopulation. Please call with any questions or concerns regarding electric service at 800.743.5000.
 
Mariposa County
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.
 
If you have been impacted by the Detwiler Fire please, visit: http://www.mariposacountyrecovers.orgor call (209) 966-2000 for more information on services available to you.
 
The Mariposa County Health Department has health and safety information for residents returning to their homes on our website  http://www.mariposacounty.org/index.aspx?nid=89 or call 209-966-3689.  
 
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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”.
 

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Address/Location
Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
5099 Old Highway North
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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