MARIPOSA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – An evacuation order has been issued for residents in the path of the Agua Fire, burning in Mariposa County on Monday.
According to Cal Fire, the evacuation order is in place for all of Agua Fria Road, Gold Leaf Road, Yaqui Gulch Road (both sides of the road) from Highway 140 to Prarie Road including Prarie and Yaqui Terrace, Highway 140 from Aqua Fria to Bumgardner Road (both sides of the road), Paso del Oso Road, Oak Canyon Drive, Bumgardner Mountain Road from Highway 140 to the top of the hill. Click here for the latest evacuation information.
The area where residents should be aware that they may need to evacuate (referred to as a “Fire Advisement Area”) has been determined as Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road, Live Oak Rod, and Yaqui Gulch Road from Praire Road to Live Oak Road.
Officials say road closures are in place for Agua Fria Road, Highway 140 from Martin Road to Mt. Bullion Cutoff Road, and Gold Leaf Road.
A Red Cross Evacuation Center has been established at the New Life Christian Church located at 5089 Cold Road in Mariposa.
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