Posted by: thepinetree on 05/29/2014 08:09 AM
Updated by: Lea_Marie_C_Paar on 05/29/2014 12:29 PM
Expires: 01/01/2019 12:00 AM
Hunters Fire Now 60% Contained, 677 Acres, 915 Personnel,
La Grange, CA...Crews have the upper hand on the Hunters Fire and if past fires are any indicator some units will probably start being released from the incident today. Firefighters continue to build and strengthen containment lines and put out hot spots. There remains a lot of heat in the interior of the perimeter. The reduction in reported acreage burned is due to more accurate mapping. Additional details are enclosed...
Hunters Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: May 29, 2014 7:00 am
Date/Time Started: May 26, 2014 3:33 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa Unit
County: Mariposa County
Location: Hunters Valley Access Rd. Bear Valley Area
Acres Burned - Containment: 677 acres - 60% contained
Estimated - Containment: 6/02/14
Structures Threatened: 0
Structures Destroyed: 2 unoccupied residences and 1 outbuilding
Evacuations: Evacuation orders were lifted for residents. Information from the Mariposa County Sheriff.
Road Closures : The road closures have been lifted for residents only.
Cooperating Agencies: CHP, CDCR, Mariposa County Sheriff, Mariposa County Fire, US Forest Service, BLM and dozens of local fire agencies
Total Fire Personnel: 915
Total Fire Engines: 88
Total Fire crews: 30
Total Airtankers: 3
Total Helicopters: 4
Total Dozers: 11
Total Water Tenders: 6
Conditions: Firefighters continue to build and strengthen containment lines and put out hot spots. There remains a lot of heat in the interior of the perimeter. The reduction in reported acreage burned is due to more accurate mapping.
Phone Numbers (209) 966-4784 (Fire Information)
Phone Numbers (209) 966-3614 ( Road Closure Info )
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