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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Monday September 4th, 2017 :: 06:28 p.m. PDT
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Peak Fire: Evacuations Lifted for all of Usona Rd

PEAK FIRE

Evacuation Orders have been lifted for Usona Rd. This area will be open to residence only.
 
The following areas will remain under Evacuation Orders:
Riverhaven
Bronco Hollow Subdivision

 
Road Closures
Usona Rd at Indian Peak
Riverhaven at Usona Rd
Bronco Hollow at Indian Peak

 
Please be aware that Fire Crews are working on direct fire lines in the area. Please drive with caution as fire crews and heavy equipment remain in the area.
 
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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.
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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”.

Instructions:

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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

Kristie Mitchell
sheriff@mariposacounty.org
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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