Published Monday, July 25, 2022, 1930 hours PT

INCIDENT SUMMARY: The OAK FIRE is burning about five miles northeast of Mariposa (Mariposa County), California under the direction of CAL FIRE Team 5. It ignited on July 22, 2022, around 1410 hours PT.

EVACUATION SHELTER: Mariposa Elementary School, 5044 Jones Street, Mariposa, CA. (Hoomans and their small pets)

LARGE ANIMAL SHELTER 1: Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road, Mariposa, CA.

LARGE ANIMAL SHELTER 2: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold, CA 93614. (Large animals)

SMALL ANIMAL SHELTER 1: Mariposa SPCA, 5599 Hwy 49 N, Mariposa, CA 95338.

Credit: CHP

SIZE UP: The fire has burned now 16,791 acres of grass, chaparral and timber.

The incident is now seeing a 10% containment status , according to CAL FIRE Officials.

Update 5.1 | 2020 PT

17,241 acres and has reached a 16% containment status. There have been 21 homes destroyed, 34 outbuildings lost and 2,464 structures still under threat. 2,991 total personnel assigned. (CAL FIRE)

The cause is unknown and under investigation.

The total cost-to-date for fire suppression and containment efforts have reached $3.7 Million Dollars.

UNIFIED COMMAND: Unified Command consists of partners CAL FIRE MMU and Sierra National Forest (USFS).


Credit: ALERTCalifornia



ROAD CLOSURES: Highway 140 from Highway 49N to Ponderosa WayCarstens Road, Triangle Road from Highway 140 to Highway 49 and all side roadsJerseydale RoadSilva Road from Cole Road to Triangle RoadWass RoadTip Top RoadDarrah at 49Westfall from Triangle to Oliver CreekMcNally RoadWoodland DriveBrooks RoadBootjack LaneCole RoadCarlton from Triangle to MorningstarAllred from Highway 140 to MorningstarMorningstar from Carlton to Allred including all side roadsPonderosa Way including all side roadsSilva Road including all side roads.

Credit: ALERTCalifornia


DAMAGE ASSESSMENT: 0 structures damaged. 7 structures were destroyed.

RESOURCES:There are a total of 2,548 personnel along with 17 copters, 281 engines, 66 dozers, 46 water tenders, and 63 crews.

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