Detwiler Fire and evacuation information

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The blaze, which has been burning for more than a week now, has scorched tens of thousands of acres. (KFSN)

The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office has lifted the evacuation orders for Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Road, Agua Fria Road, and Princeton Road.

Mariposa County Sheriff's Office and Allied Agencies will have a heavy presence in the area to ensure the security and safety of residents and businesses. Due to the large amount of emergency equipment in the area, speed control will also be enforced. There will still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If at anytime you feel unsafe, please call 911.

Fire Information Line: (844) 668-3473

Cal Fire Evacuation Guide

Red Cross Evacuation Shelters:
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EV Free Church
50443 School House Road
Oakhurst, CA
Small Animals Okay

Sierra Presbyterian Church
39696 CA-41,
Oakhurst, CA

Mountain Christian Center
40299 HWY 49
Oakhurst , CA

Cesar Chavez Middle School
161 Plainsburg Road,
Planada CA
Small Animals Okay

Mother Lode Fairgrounds
220 Southgate Drive,
Sonora, CA 95370

North Fork Ranchera Community Center
56900 Kunigib Rd,

North Fork, CA 93643

Large animals:
Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds
44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln
Coarsegold, CA


Horsemen Association
499 Nevada St
Merced, CA



Acres burned: 76,500
Containment: 50%
Structures Threatened: 1,500 structures threatened
Cause: Under investigation

Structures Destroyed: 63 residences, 67 minor structures and 1 commercial structure destroyed. 13 residences damages and 8 minor structures damaged

Last night firefighters continued to complete and improve direct and secondary fire lines. Fire still making minimal uphill runs in tall grass and chaparral. There have been several minor changes to evacuation orders and road closures (please see full list below). Weather is expected to remain above 100 degrees with low humidity. We ask the public to exercise caution and remember that, "One Less Spark-One Less Wildfire".

Firefighters are asking for the public to heed all evacuation orders and warnings. For information about how to prepare for evacuation please visit:

PG&E communications representative Katie Allen tweeted this photo thanking the emergency crews.

Cal Fire Evacuation Guide

Evacuations Orders
South County
  • Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Rd -- From Hwy 140 to 72 Princeton Rd --From 49N to 72b River Road --From Briceburg to North Fork Falls

North County
  • All of Schilling Rd ALL feeder roads

  • Dogtown Rd. from Greeley Hill Rd to Bowers Cave

  • ALL of Texas Hill Rd

  • Greeley Hill Rd. from Dogtown Rd. (Coulterville) to Dogtown Rd. near Bowers Cave and all side roads to the South Bull Creek Rd from Greeley Hill Rd to the Merced River

  • Old Yosemite Rd to the Five Corners intersection.

Evacuation Advisories
South County
  • Hwy 49-S from Ben Hur Rd to Indian Peak Rd and ALL feeder roads

  • Ashworth to Silver Lane and ALL feeder roads

  • Silver Bar to Ashworth and ALL feeder roads

  • Indian Peak to Oak Grove Rd and ALL feeder roads

  • Oak Grove Rd from MiWuk Rd to Oak Grove School Rd and ALL feeder roads

  • Detwiler Rd

  • Hunters Valley Rd

  • Hunters Valley Access Rd

  • Cotton Greet Rd

  • Allred Rd from 49S to Morningstar Lane and ALL feeder roads

  • Morningstar Lane to Carlton Rd and ALL feeder roads

  • Carlton Rd to Silva Rd and ALL feeder roads

  • Silva Rd to Hwy 49 South and ALL feeder roads

  • Bear Valley Rd- All homes

  • Hornitos Town Area

  • HWY 140 from Briceburg to the town area of Mariposa including all roads to the west

  • Colorado Rd from HWY 140 to Rancheria Creek Rd.

  • Oak Rd and Yosemite Oak Rd and all of Mariposa Town

  • 49-N from Mariposa to Fremont Fort

  • Mt Bullion Cuttoff Rd-from 49-N to 72b

  • School Ln

  • Rd 72A

  • Princeton Rd-from 49-N to 72b

  • Pendola Gardens

  • Old Toll, Corbett Creek Rd

  • Mt. Ophir, Hornitos Rd

  • Mt Gaines

  • No.9 Rd and Ben Hur Rd from Hwy 49 S. to Buckeye

  • French Camp Rd

  • Fournier Rd

  • Mykleoaks Subdivision

  • W.Whitlock from 49-N to E. Whitlock and all side roads

  • HWY 140 from Hornitos Rd to Elizabeth Ln. Old HWY South from 49 S to Totokon

  • Old HWY South from 49 from Guadalupe Fire Rd to School Lane

  • HWY 140 from the town of Mariposa to Hornitos Rd and all side roads. E. Whitlock from Hwy 140 to W. Whitlock and all side roads

  • Colorado Rd and all side roads

  • Sherlock Rd and all side roads

North County
  • HWY 49N from Oakridge Rd. to the County Line

  • All roads north of Greeley Hill Rd. to the Mariposa County line, to include Dexter Rd., Cueno Rd., Smith Station Rd. to HWY 120 and ALL feeder roads

  • Buck Meadows Rd. north of Greeley Hill Rd. to HWY 120

  • Old Yosemite Rd and Bull Creek Rd.

  • The town of Coulterville from Hwy 49N to Lower Dogtown Rd.

Get Set: Prepare yourself and your home for the possibility of having to evacuate. (Cal Fire)
Road Closures
  • HWY49-N- Closed 1 mile North of Bear Valley to Crown Lead Rd

  • Mt. Bullion Cuttoff Closed from Hwy 140 to Rd72

  • A Princeton Way-Closed at Rd72

  • B Aqua Fria- Closed from Hwy 140 to Hwy 49N

  • Greeley Hill Rd- Closed from Lower Dog Town to Bowers Cave and all roads to the south

  • Dog Town Rd- Closed and all side roads

  • Texas Hill Rd- Closed and all side roads

  • Schilling Rd- Closed and all side roads

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