The flames broke out just before 3:30 p.m. quickly burning 50 acres.
SCARY STUFF: Letia McClarty voluntarily leaving her home because of a fire burning in her backyard. The fire is in Madera County off Hwy 41 and Rd 204. Cal Fire Madera / Mariposa is responding. Wind is one of their biggest challenges. We have a photographer on his way now @ABC30 pic.twitter.com/hZMhGwxtBg— Cory James (@CoryABC30) July 7, 2018
Firefighters say strong winds pushed the flames. The fire is now 50-percent contained.
Several structures were threatened at one point but fire crews stopped the fire before any structures were destroyed.