Evacuation orders lifted as firefighters work to contain wildfire in Madera County

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MADERA COUNTY, California. (KSEE/KGPE) – All evacuation orders and warnings prompted by a wildfire in Madera County on Monday afternoon have now been lifted.

The Madera County Sheriff’s Office issued an evacuation order for all addresses within a 2-mile radius of Road 400 and Lilley Mountain Drive after the ‘Lilly Fire’ broke out nearby.

The evacuation order for that area has since been lifted.

The Sheriff’s Office has also lifted evacuation warnings issued for several areas of Yosemite Lakes Park.

The latest update provided by Cal Fire puts the fire at 50 acres with 20% containment.

Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of the fire.

Road 400 between Lilly Mountain Drive and River Road Way remains closed to traffic as crews work to extinguish the fire.

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