Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Clovis, CA 93611
EVACUATION LIFTED FOR FERGUSON FIRE AREA
Monte Vista and Vista Lago
Evacuation orders for Monte Vista and Vista Lago were lifted at noon Sunday, July 29. These areas will remain under a Fire Advisement.
Fire Advisement – This is an advisement onlyof a potential Evacuation Order should conditions change.
The above listed locations will be open to residents only. Residents will only be allowed to enter throu the ENTRY POINT at Triange Road and Darrah Road. Pleaseuse either Triangle Road from Highway 140 to the intersection at Darrah or Darrah Road from Highway 49 South to the Triangle Road intersection.
Please have identification/proof of residency ready to show at the entry point.
The following roads in the area remain closed:
· East Westfall Road and all side roads
· Ponderosa Basin subdivision
Due to the large amount of emergency equipment in the area, speed control will also be enforced. General Information
Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office will have a heavy presence in the area to ensure the security and safety of residents and businesses.
There will still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If at anytime you feel unsafe, please call 911.
For questions or concerns regarding power, please contact PG&E at 800-743-5000 or visit their website at www.pge.com
The Mariposa County Health Department has health and safety information for residents returning to their homes on our website at http://www.mariposacounty.org/health or call 209-966-3689.
Mariposa County Public Works will be at Lushmeadows Store from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. through July 30 providing FREE residential spoiled food waste.
Mariposa County Health and Human Services will be available to assist residents with gaining additional services. Additional information regarding these and other services is available at www.mariposacountyrecovers.org
SAFETY MESSAGE – The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures and any evacuation warnings. If you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PG&E immediately. Trees and poles with deep charring, particularly if still smoking, should be considered hazardous. Please drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. As you re-enter your property and evaluate damage, be aware that hazardous conditions may exist, particularly if a residence or out-building has burned. Hazards may include asbestos, heavy metals, by-products of plastic combustion and various other chemicals.
We encourage the public to remain prepared year-round for wildfires by visiting the www.readyforwildfire.org website. The best show of support is having your home and property “fire-ready.”