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Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
Friday July 29th, 2022 :: 01:00 p.m. PDT




Evacuations for the following areas have been reduced to Fire Advisement. These areas will be open to residents living in the area only.  A Fire advisement is NOT an evacuation Order, it is simply to advise residents in the area of the potential need to evacuate should conditions change. Allowing those in the affected area to plan and prepare. View the most current evacuation map at:

• All Darrah Road including all side roads
• All Silva Road

Fire Advisements have been lifted for the following areas:
• Lushmeadows Subdivision- South of Triangle Road
• Triangle Road from 49S to East Westfall- both sides of the road including all side roads
• Triangle Road from East Westfall to Darrah- South Side of the road only
• Tiptop Rd including all side roads
• Hwy 49S from Usona Road to the Madera County Line south side only

• Triangle Road from Hwy 140 to Darrah Rd including all side roads
• Jerseydale Rd including all side roads
• Carstens Road including all side roads

Residents who have been repopulated that need to pick up animals at the Mariposa
County Fairgrounds can do so anytime between 10am and 4pm. Residents MUST use
the gate near the fair office to enter.
To report missing animals please use the following link-

Waste collection for spoiled food will be available on Saturday and Sunday at Bootjack Market from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
As for today, Friday, July 29th, 2022, the waste collection will be available at Woodland Park, Bootjack Market, Old Lushmeadows Store Site, and Midpines Park from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

The Mariposa County HHSA - Environmental Health Unit is working with CalEPA and CalREcycle to help remove hazardous waste and burn debris from burned out property as a result of the Oak Fire. Property that has been partially cleared/cleaned up by individuals will NOT be eligible for this program if it becomes available. More information here
- If you would like to take advantage of ANY program to remove fire debris from your property, at no out of pocket cost to you, do not begin clean up. Looking for small personal items is ok. Please take precautions, because of the possibility that fire debris may contain hazardous waste products.

Although wildfire damage can be immeasurable, the danger is not over after the flames 
are put out. Flash flooding and debris flows, structural damage, road instability, and 
damaged trees are just some of the dangers that exist after a wildfire. 
Keep these tips in mind:
• Stay away from your home or business until fire officials tell you it is safe to return.
• Flash floods are a very real and potentially deadly hazard after a wildfire, particularly 
as a result of rain falling over a burned area upstream of your location. Stay away from 
burned forests, storm channels, and natural drainages (rivers, creeks, and engineered 
channels can convey deadly flows of water and debris, especially after a wildfire). 
• Have a battery-powered radio to listen for emergency updates, weather forecasts, 
• reports of flash flooding, and news reports.
• Have an evacuation plan in place and make sure all family members are familiar with 
• Be aware of and use extreme caution around trees, power poles, and other tall objects 
or structures that may have lost stability during the fire. Most burned structures and 
will be unstable. 
• Stay out of burned forests during windy conditions, as burned trees are 
easily downed by wind. Do not touch any power lines.
• Keep a “fire watch.” That means look for smoke or sparks throughout the house and on 
rooftops (e.g., in gutters), etc. Look for ash pits or hidden embers. Stay away – they can 
burn you.
• Before inspecting your home, first check for the smell of gas. Turn off power until you’ve 
completed your inspection. Use a battery-powered flashlight to inspect a damaged 
home. (Note: the flashlight should be turned on outside before entering. The battery 
may produce 
a spark that could ignite leaking gas, if present.)
• Do not drink or use water from the faucet until emergency officials say it is okay; 
water supply systems can be damaged and become polluted during wildfires or 
as a result of subsequent post-fire flooding. If your well has been damaged by 
fire, contact a local licensed and 
bonded well constructor or pump installer to determine the extent of the 
damage and 
what must be done to either repair or decommission the well.
• Discard any food that has been exposed to heat, smoke, flood waters, or soot.
• Utilities: If there is no power, check to make sure the main breaker is on. If the 
are on and power is still not present, contact the utility company. If you have a 
tank or system, contact a propane supplier, turn off valves on the system, and 
valves closed until the supplier inspects your system. If you have a heating oil 
tank system, contact a heating oil supplier for an inspection of your system 
before you use it. If you have a solar electrical system, this system should be 
inspected by a licensed technician to verify that the solar panels and electrical 
wiring are safe for continued operation.
Fire restrictions and closures near the fire area are in place on the Sierra National Forest. This 
closure will support public safety by keeping public members out of hazardous burn areas and 
will allow firefighting resources to combat the Fire without public interference. For additional 
information, visit:

 For more information about wildfire preparedness visit:

Mariposa County Sheriff's Office
5099 Old Hwy N
Mariposa, CA 95338

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 209-966-3615

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