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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 6th, 2018 :: 05:45 p.m. PDT


Ferguson Fire: Evacuation Order LIFTED for all areas in El Portal

The Evacuation Orders for the following locations will be lifted today Monday August 6, 2018 at 6pm. This area will be OPEN TO RESIDENCE ONLY and will remain under a Fire Advisement.  Fire Advisement- This is an advisement only of a potential Evacuation Order should conditions change.
Evacuation Areas Lifted:
El Portal –This includes Old El Portal, Trailer Court, Rancheria Flat- Government Housing, Incline Road, Yosemite View Lodge area and all other residents and businesses along Highway 140 from Midpines to the Yosemite National Park Entrance. All residents will need to use the ENTRY POINT at Highway 140 in Midpines.
Due to the large amount of emergency equipment in the area, speed control will also be enforced.
Evacuation Orders remains in effect for- Foresta, Yosemite West, Anderson Valley, and Old Yosemite in the Greeley Hill area.
Road Closures in the Area-
Highway 140 from 1.5 miles west of Midpines- OPEN TO RESIDENTS ONLY
Other Road Closures
•Anderson Valley Road
•Big Oak Flat Road (Highway 120) from entrance of Yosemite National Park Highway 140
•Foresta Road
•Wawona Rd from the South Entrance gate to Yosemite Valley
•Summit Road
•Old Yosemite Road (Coulterville Road)
•Tioga Pass Rd from Crane Flat to White Wolf
General Information

Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office will have a heavy presence in the area to ensure the security and safety of residents and businesses.
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.

Mariposa County Health and Human Services will be available to assist residents with gaining additional services. Additional information regarding these and other services is available at
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.
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

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