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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Monday September 4th, 2017 :: 08:00 p.m. PDT
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Railroad Fire:Evacuation Orders for Fish Camp from the Mariposa County Line to the Wawona Entrance gate lifted.

Railroad Fire
At 9PM 9/4/2017
Evacuation Orders will be lifted for Fish Camp Area in Mariposa County only. From the Mariposa County line to the Wawona Entrance Gate. This area will be open to residents only.  Residents will need to use the Wawona Entrance Gate to return home.
 
Road Closures
Hwy 41 closed south of Wawona to Sky Ranch Road. 


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

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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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