Calaveras Sheriff’s Office & Calaveras OES on 1,500 Acre Aero Fire, Evac Centers, Animal Shelters, Etc

Copperopolis, CA…Update: The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office in coordination with Calaveras OES is continuing to monitor the wildfire in Copperopolis. Here are the latest updates: Fire Status: The wildfire has reached roughly 1,500 acres. 5,000 residents are without power. Road Closures: Highway 4 at Little John Road (Highway 4 at Obyrnes Ferry) is closed. Pool Station Road at Highway 4 remains closed. Hunt Road at Milton Road, Salt Springs Valley Road, Felix Road, and Rock Creek Road are also closed. Evacuation Order: The areas of Copper Town Square and Obyrnes Ferry Road to the county line are under an evacuation order. All residents are ordered to immediately evacuate.

Evacuation Centers: Valley Springs Veterans Hall (for residents west of the Town Square): 189 Pine Street, Valley Springs, CA 95252.

Mark Twain Elementary School (secondary evacuation center for those east of Pool Station): 646 Stanislaus Ave, Angels Camp, CA 95222.

Animal Evacuation:
Updated* Domestic animals are allowed Mark Twain Elementary School (Updated from BHHS).
Livestock can be taken to the Calaveras County Fairgrounds: 2465 Gunclub Road, Angels Camp, CA 95222.

The Red Cross is already en route to these evacuation centers to provide assistance.

Please stay alert and follow any evacuation orders or safety instructions from emergency personnel. If you feel unsafe, please do not delay evacuating.

For notifications, sign up here through OES: Emergency Alerts.