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Willow Fire

  • Madera County
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  • Started: Jul 26, 2015
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  • Last Updated: Friday, August 14, 2015 12:30 AM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

5,702

No new updates for this fire. 5702 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was human 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

The mandatory evacuation order will be lifted for the Cascadel Woods community at 9:00 PM tonight. A road closure will remain on Cascadel Drive and Road 233. Residents living off of Road 233, Mission Drive, Peckinpah Acres Drive, and the Cascadel Woods subdivision will have to show proper identification at the road closure to be allowed back into their homes. The Douglas Ranger Station Road, Central Camp, and Willow Canyon Road mandatory evacuation remains in place at this time. The threat of fire still remains in these areas as fire crews continue building containment lines and extinguishing hot spots. The American Red Cross has set up an evacuation center which is located at the Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425 B in Oakhurst, CA. Campgrounds Gagges, Whiskers, and Whiskey Falls are closed.

ROAD CLOSURES

Willow Canyon Road, Central Camp Road, Autum Ridge Road, and Douglas Ranger Station Road remain closed. All road closure are until further notice.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Human

INJURIES

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STRUCTURES THREATENED

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STRUCTURES DESTROYED

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CONDITIONS

Monsoonal moisture may produce thunderstorms on or near the fire causing lightning or erratic winds.

DATA SOURCE

Inciweb

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

US Forest Service / CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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