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Update: Granite Fire Stopped Near Lake Don Pedro

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Update at 7:17 pm: The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office has lifted all of the evacuation orders from the Granite Fire as the forward spread of the fire has been stopped. Highway 132 remains closed near the fire area.
Update at 6:05 pm: The Granite Fire near Narciso Way and Highway 132 has been holding at about 75-80 acres. Air and ground resources are making progress slowing the spread. The smoke in the area has reduced over the past hour and some of the initial air resources who responded have been released. The following evacuation directives are still in place, per the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office:

Mandatory Evacuation Order area:
132 and Piney Creek areas including Piney Creek to Stoney Oak Rd
Granite Springs Rd from Hwy 132 to Creekside

Evacuation Warning:
Hwy 132 Narcisco to Tulipan Rd

Temporary Evacuation Center:

Lake Don Pedro Elementary 2411 Hildago Rd, La Grange

Hwy 132 is closed in both directions from Arbolada Rd to Maravilla

Click here to view a webcam pointed at the fire.

Original story posted at 5 pm: Coulterville, CA — A vegetation fire has ignited in Mariposa County near Narciso Way and Highway 132.

The area is between Lake Don Pedro and Coulterville. Air and ground resources are on the scene. The initial reports are that the fire is about 75 acres and moving at a fast rate of spread.

The Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office is currently assessing the situation, adding, “The fire is currently on both sides of the Highway 132. If you are in the fire area, do not wait to be told to evacuate, if you do not feel safe please leave immediately. Deputies are currently in the area making notifications to evacuate.”

Hwy 132 is closed in both directions near the fire.

To view a webcam pointed at the fire, click here.

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