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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday August 7th, 2018 :: 07:53 a.m. PDT


Ferguson Fire: Hwy 140 / El Portal area open with no restrictions

Fire Advisement for the following areas have been lifted:


Highway 140 in the river canyon corridor including all homes and businesses between Briceburg and the Yosemite National Park boundary.


El Portal

Trailer Court

Rancheria Flat- Government Housing

Incline Rd


River road from Briceburg to lake McClure including all campgrounds


All roads and areas above are open with no restrictions 

Yosemite National Park remains Closed.


Due to the large amount of emergency equipment in the area, speed control will also be enforced.


Food Waste Collection will be today between the hours of 10 AM to 3 PM in the empty lot by the the El Portal Market.


There will still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If at anytime you feel unsafe, please call 911.



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 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

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

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