Airola Fire is Now Estimated at 1,000 acres.

Vallecito, CA…The latest from the Calaveras Sheriff’s Office…Mark Twain Elementary School is an evacuation center. 5:30pm Incident Alert and Evacuation Orders. A wildland fire started around 3:30 pm in the Stanislaus River Canyon near the Parrots Ferry Bridge in Calaveras County. The fire is currently approximately 750 acres.
The following areas are under immediate evacuation orders: ​Vallecito: All of Parrots Ferry Road from the Tuolumne/Calaveras County line at Parrots Ferry Bridge to Highway 4 including Moaning Cavern and Camp Nine Road areas as well as East of Red Hill Road to Parrots Ferry Road. ​The towns of Douglas Flat and Murphys are on Evacuation Warning only at this time. An evacuation center is being set up at Mark Twain Elementary school in Angels Camp.