Fire officials ordered the evacuation of a Northern California town as a wildfire continued to burn out of control - growing to more than 25,000 acres.
Fire officials say a wildfire burning in central California that is threatening 300 hundred structures and power lines that supply electricity to Yosemite National Park. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for Mariposa County due to the effects of the fire, which is 7 percent contained as of Wednesday morning. The Public Works Department devised truck routes through town for CalFire so firefighters could get up to the fire with the least disruptions to traffic and people.
The fire raced down the mountain side in Mariposa on Tuesday, fueled by strong winds and hot, dry conditions.
Cal Fireposted a fact sheet on Twitter informing residents about the latest updates on the fire, evacuations, road closures and conditions.
On July 5, firefighters extinguished a small fire off Buckeye Road. The recent sustained, high temperatures around the state and dry conditions have made an ideal environment for unsafe fire conditions throughout California. California has suffered widespread fires in recent days, with a lightning strike near Yosemite National Park sparking a blaze that destroyed more than 10 square miles of forest. The fire is threatening 1,500 buildings. We also know that FEMA is authorizing the use of federal funds to help the state with this fire.
Shelters were set up in schools, churches, and community centers for people and animals. It is just 49 percent contained after destroying 16 homes.
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