Saturday, September 6, 2014

Bridge Fire in Mariposa 300 acres, 25% contained, 700 structures threatened

Bridge Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: September 6, 2014 6:30 am  
Date/Time Started: September 5, 2014 2:20 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE is in Unified Command with Mariposa County Fire and Sheriff’s Departments 
County: Mariposa County  
Location: Highway 49 at Harris Road, 10 miles east of Mariposa  
Acres Burned - Containment: 300 Acres 25% Contained  
Structures Threatened: 700  
Evacuations: Evacuations are still in place for homes on Harris Cutoff Road, Chowchilla Mountain Road and all of the Ponderosa Basin area.
Evacuation shelter is at the New Life Church located at 5089 Cole Road in the community of Bootjack.
For more evacuation information visit the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office Nixle

Road Closures :On highway 49 between Worman Road and Chowchilla Mountain Road  
Cooperating Agencies: USFS, CAL OES, Mariposa County Fire Department, Merced County Fire Department, Madera County Fire Department, Mariposa County Sheriff's Department, Madera County Sheriff's Department, PG&E, Red Cross, CHP and Local Government Resources within the Central Valley.  
Total Fire Personnel: 746  
Total Fire Engines: 94  
Total Fire crews: 27  
Total Dozers: 11  
Phone Numbers  (209) 966-4784 (Fire Information)