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Dog Rock Fire

  • Mariposa County
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  • Started: Oct 08, 2014
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  • Last Updated: Monday, October 13, 2014 8:00 AM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

311

No new updates for this fire. 311 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was fire investigators have determined the cause of the dog rock fire. based on their investigation it is believed that the fire was started by sparks generated by hot metal fragments from a vehicle. this could be the result of several things such as trailer safety chains dragging on the pavement, vehicle brake parts generating a spark or other sources. Road closures are in effect. See details below.

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

YES
Nearby roads have been closed. Learn more

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

Foresta community evacuation ended.

ROAD CLOSURES

Highway 140 from Park Line near El Portal to the Big Oak Flat Road and El Portal Road Junction.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Fire investigators have determined the cause of the Dog Rock Fire. Based on their investigation it is believed that the fire was started by sparks generated by hot metal fragments from a vehicle. This could be the result of several things such as trailer safety chains dragging on the pavement, vehicle brake parts generating a spark or other sources.

INJURIES

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STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

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CONDITIONS

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DATA SOURCE

Other

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

Yosemite National Park

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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