VEGETATION FIRE: Forebay Fire | Merced County | California

Merced County, California

On May 11, 2015, a fire broke out near San Luis Reservoir of Merced County area off of highway 152 near Oneill Forebay around 1026 Hours PDT.  It has been quickly contained with 100% containment around 1215 Hours PDT as released by the Fire Department’s website.

275 acres burned.

The fire incident was handled by the CAL Fire Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit.  No human injuries were reported, but one fawn needed to be resuscitated.  Firefighters were happy to help provide some needed assistance saving its life.  We think that’s pretty awesome.

Great job #Firefighters!

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