CALFIRE - California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection

09/13/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/13/2017 21:43

Mission Fire (Madera County) Started 9/03/2017, updated 9/13/2017

Last Modified on September 13, 2017

Mission Fire

Last Updated: September 13, 2017 8:07 pm
Date/Time Started: September 03, 2017 1:06 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit / Sierra National Forest
County: Madera County
Location: Mission Dr. and Italian Bar Rd., 2 miles east of North Fork
Acres Burned - Containment: 1,035 acres - 100%contained
Structures Destroyed: 4
Evacuations: ALl Mandatory evacuation orders and warnings have been lifted.
Evacuation Shelter: Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Fresno Flats Road, Oakhurst
Large Animal Shelter: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold
Small Animal Shelter: Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Fresno Flats Road, Oakhurst
Road Closures: Douglas Station Road at Road 225; Rainbow Drive at Road 225; Cascade; Drive at Road 225
Cause: Under Investigation
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, USFS Sierra National Forest, Madera County Sheriff, CDCR, Madera County Fire, CAL OES, North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California, CHP, and PG&E.
Total Fire Personnel: 1479
Total Fire Engines: 107
Total Fire Crews: 33
Total Helicopters: 5
Total Dozers: 9
Total Water Tenders: 15
Long/Lat: -119.48067/37.21616
Conditions: Firefighters continue to hold and improve existing line while mopping up hot spots across the fire area. Suppression repair is underway to return the landscape to as near a pre-fire condition as possible. The evacuation center and animal shelters remain open to displaced residents and their pets. The California National Guard continues to assist in firefighting efforts. Please continue to exercise caution when traveling through the fire areas as military vehicles, along with emergency response vehicles will have a heavy presence. All Mandatory Evacuation Orders and Advisories have been removed.