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CAL FIRE says Carstens Fire is 15 percent contained

Jill Ballinger/GAZETTE EDITOR

CAL FIRE has issued an update on the Carstens Fire.  According to the incident information, the fire has burned 900 acres and is 15 percent contained.

Approximately 150 residences are considered to be threatened at this time. Evacuations remain in place for Hite's Cove, Jerseydale, Triangle and Scott Roads as well as Clark's Valey. 

More than 700 fire personnel are working the fire with 143 engines, 11 crews, two helicopters, 21 dozers and four water tenders. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Will Summit Camp be opened

Will Summit Camp be opened Wednesday?

I am on East westfall I am

I am on East westfall I am happy to hear they are making Headway .. God speed to all

Thank you Gazette Newspaper

Thank you Gazette Newspaper for up dates :)

Are they not letting press in

Are they not letting press in to take pictures? Would be nice to have a little more of an idea of the magnitude and which direction it's moving.

Bless each and everyone of

Bless each and everyone of the Emergency Responders that are providing safety, guidance and protection during this situation. Mariposa wouldn't be safe without your dilligence. Michael.

Thank you for this wonderful

Thank you for this wonderful news.....

Oh that is such fantastic

Oh that is such fantastic news! A big Thank You and prayers to all the fire fighters who are bravely risking their lives for us all! Let's pray for low winds today.

We are new in Mariposa,can

We are new in Mariposa,can someone please tell us in which direction the fire is moving as we are not familiar with subdivision/names?

Triangle Road (the north end)

Triangle Road (the north end) near Hwy 140. LushMeadows subdivision is on the south side of Triangle road and the east side of Darrah Rd. Jerseydale subdivision is near LushMeadows along Jerseydale Road (more towards the north of LM) Hope that helps :)

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