Detwiler Fire

Mariposa County Last Update: Monday, August 7, 2017 9:26 a.m. PDT

98%
Contained
81,826
Acres burned
Jul 16
Started (2017)
n/a
Air Quality Index (Worst: 500)
Detwiler Fire
Location of
Detwiler Rd And Hunters Valley Rd, 2 Miles East Of Lake Mcclure
Structures Threatened
1,500
Structures Destroyed
63 residences, 67 minor structures and 1 commercial structure destroyed. 13 residences and 8 minor structures damaged.
Evacuations
n/a
Injuries
n/a

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Resources Deployed

Fire Personnel
1,635
Fire Engines
67
Fire Crews
45
Air Tankers
9
Helicopters
2
Dozers
6
Water Tenders
31

Updates Tracker

July 21, 2017 9:01 a.m. PDT

Detwiler Fire Closes Roads Into Yosemite

July 21, 2017 9:01 a.m. PDT

Detwiler Fire Destroys 50 Residences

July 18, 2017 6:45 p.m. PDT

Gov. Brown Declares State Of Emergency In Mariposa County Due To Detwiler Fire

More Details

Additional Details
Information from CalFire
Administrative Unit
CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
Cause
The discharge of firearms, on public lands, is responsible for sparking the fire. The specific circumstances surrounding the cause remain under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the person or persons responsible for starting the Detwiler fire is asked to contact Crime Stoppers Hotline at (559) 498-7867. A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible. Callers can remain anonymous.
Damage Assessment
n/a
Road Closures
n/a
Current Situation
n/a
School Closures
n/a
Cooperating Agencies
Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office, Mariposa County Fire, CAL OES, CHP, Mariposa Public Works, CALTRANS, Mariposa Public Utility District, BLM, Merced County Fairgrounds, Mariposa County Fairgrounds, California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation, American Red Cross, Mariposa OES ,Mariposa County human Services and Public Health, North Fork Tribal Chair, CDCR CYA Camp, City of San Francisco, TDS Telecom, AT&T, Verizon, Sierra Pacific Industries, PG&E, Tuolumne County Sheriff, Wildland Defense Systems, Sierra Telephone, California State Parks, Salvation Army, United States Forest Service, Federal Team 5, Red Zone Disaster Intelligence, City of Merced, U.S. Senator Feinstein’s Office, California National Guard, John C. Fremont Healthcare District, National Park Service, Sonoma County, Madera Sheriff and Mariposa Health Air Quality, Merced County
Conditions
Firefighters continued working the fire and continued to mop up and patrol lines. All fire lines are holding. Crews will continue to implement the Incident Fireline Suppression Repair Plan. The public is reminded to stay vigilant for any change in fire conditions. Residents are urged to use caution while driving as fire equipment is still operating in the fire areas.
Phone Numbers
(844) MMU-FIRE (Fire Information Line )
Training
n/a

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