Start Date & Report Time: August 18, 2014, 1:50 p.m.
Cause: Under Investigation.
Fire Engines: 7
Fire Crews: 6
Air tankers: 0
Total Personnel: 188
Structures Threatened : 0
Structures Destroyed: 47
Structures Damaged: 6
Firefighters continue to aggressively mop up interior hot spots where needed and patrol the fire affected areas. Fire Suppression/ Repair work is ongoing. Demobilization of excess resources continues.
With summer weather and extreme drought conditions, we are asking everyone to continue to use caution, “one less spark - one less wildfire”. For more information on how to prepare for wildfires, go to www.readyforwildfire.org.
Madera County Sheriff, Madera County Fire, Sierra National Forest, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California Highway Patrol, American Red Cross, Hillview Water Company, Sierra Telephone, PG&E, Cal Trans, Cal OES, California Conservation Corps, and Madera County OES