Markleeville, CA….The lightning caused Washington Fire started 45 miles south of Carson City Nevada. The fire grew to around 8000 acres since initial attack efforts began on Saturday June 19 at around 7:00 p.m. The extreme fire activity being witnessed with the Washington Fire is primarily due to strong erratic winds and severe drought conditions. […]
Markleeville, CA…The now 6,500 acre Washington Fire has now closed Hwy 4 over the summit and has evacuation orders in some of the campgrounds and evacuation readiness orders in the Markeleeville area. We drove over the pass late last night and it was well on the south side of Hwy 4. There has been rapid […]
Vallecito, CA….Firefighters are working a 5 ac structure/vegetation fire off of Ponderosa way in the Vallecito area. The road into the subdivision is closed at this time and air assets have been released so it appears fire is close to containment but mop up will be extensive this afternoon….
Oakhurst, CA…The Sky Fire was reported around 2:30 and was started by a vehicle fire on Sky Ranch road. It is located 4 miles north east of Batterson Station and 6 miles from the community of Oakhurst. The fire is zero percent contained and is estimated at 200 acres with the potential of growing to […]
Sonora, California, June 16, 2015 – The Stanislaus National Forest will be hosting a workshop on July 8th to review potential alternatives for the reforestation project, within the Rim Fire area. “Sixty-five comments were received during our 45-day scoping period which ended on April 13th,” said Jeanne Higgins, Forest Supervisor, Stanislaus National Forest. “Now our […]
Angels Camp, CA…On June 16, 2015 at approximately 11:55 AM units from the Angels Camp Fire Department, Altaville Melones Fire Protection District, San Andreas Fire Protection District, and CalFire were dispatched to a reported structure fire in the 500 block of Sultana Lane. Units arrived on scene to find a single family residence that was […]
Yosemite, CA…Active Fires being monitored for multiple objectives: The current fires were started during the recent thunderstorms over the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Yosemite since early June. Precipitation associated with the recent lightning caused fires has put some out. The national weather service is predicting continued thunderstorm activity through the weekend at the Sierra Crest. […]
Jamestown, CA…Fire fighters are working a vegetation fire near Sr108 / Obyrnes Ferry Rd. CHP is reporting it is getting close to the road. Earlier there was a fire near Wimer Road.
Outdoor Burning Suspended In California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Tuolumne – Calaveras Unit
San Andreas, CA…As drought conditions continue to increase fire danger in the region, CAL FIRE has suspended all burn permits for outdoor open residential burning within the State Responsibility Area of Tuolumne County, Calaveras County, Eastern Stanislaus County and Eastern San Joaquin County. This suspension takes effect June 1, 2015 and bans all residential outdoor […]
Copperopolis, CA…Firefighters worked a fire this afternoon that destroyed a mobile home on Black Creek Road. Luckily there were no injuries but the residents were displaced and Red Cross was called in to assist them. We would like to thank Dick McCarty for the photos & video. Let’s be careful out there as today was […]
Copperopolis, CA…A 4 1/2 Acres grass fire sparked by a riding lawn mower kept firefighters busy yesterday afternoon. Additional details are enclosed May 11, 2105 15-CATCU 004665 CAL FIRE CAL FIRE Tuolumne/Calaveras Unit Fire Report Fax #: 754-1959 or call 754-3831 Location (Town, street address, intersection, etc.) 7000 BLOCK TAPADERO ST, COPPEROPOLIS, CALAVERAS COUNTY Time […]