Sierra National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Clovis, CA 93611
EVACUATION LIFTED FOR FERGUSON FIRE AREA
East Westfall Road Area
Evacuation Orders for the East Westfall Road Area were lifted at 9 a.m. today. These areas will remain under a Fire Advisement. Areas within a Fire Advisement have the potential of falling under an Evacuation Order should conditions change.
The East Westfall area will include all homes on East Westfall Road from Triangle Road to Chowchilla Mountain Road, including all side roads.
Fire Advisements for Vista Lago, Monte Vista and Triangle Road from East Westfall Road to Highway 49 South, including all side roads, have been lifted.
The following roads in the area remain closed:
· All road to and inside the Ponderosa Basin subdivision
Due to the large amount of emergency equipment in the area, speed control will also be enforced.
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 any time 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 today, 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.”