2013-06-13 / Front Page

Additional evacuation orders to be lifted

By Dan Tucker, Gazette Publisher

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 4:30 p.m.- Mariposa County Sheriff Doug Binnewies has just announced that at 8 p.m. tonight, evacuation orders for residents of Jerseydale, Mariposa Pines, and Triangle Road from Highway 140 to Darrah Road will be lifted to residents only.

Evacuation orders  remain in effect for Buckingham Mountain Road, Carter Road, and Forest Service Roads leading to and around the Carstens Fire.

Residents must bring some form of identification to the entry point that shows proof of residency as non-residents are not being allowed into the area at tis time.

 Domestic livestock and Pets:

Domestic livestock and/or pets that are housed at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds can be retrieved between 9:00 AM and 11:00 PM.
Animals housed at the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Animal Control Facility can be retrieved between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.  If assistance is required please telephone 209-742-4300.

Public Safety Officials are continuing to evaluate conditions in an effort to see that residents of the remaining evacuated areas can return home as soon as it is safe.

Look for further updates as they become available.

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