MODIS map of the Creek Fire on Tuesday at 4:15 A.M. PST
Note: 1,500 Wide and older yellow detections removed
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Update 7:40 P.M. Per CAL FIRE: 220,025 Acres with 18% Containment and 9,934 Structures Threatened
Evening Update in English (click for full 14 page PDF).
Update 7:05 P.M.
Update 6:55 P.M. (Tomorrow) Sierra National Forest to Hold a Creek Fire Livestream Incident Briefing with CAL FIRE on Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Update 6:30 P.M. Per Madera Sheriff’s Office: Evacuation Order Lifted M18, M16, M15, M14, M13, M2, and M1
Evacuation Orders for the following zones have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware that there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. These areas are being opened to residents only and proof of residence will be required to enter:
M18 (Fast Lane and Millview Mountain Court)
M16 (31022 to 31828 Road 222)
M15 (Carmen Ranch)
M14 (Ciatana Creek Road)
M13 (29424 to 29720 Road 222)
M2 (Corrine Lake Road and Box Canyon Road)
M1 (Tunoi Place)
Road 222 between Road 200 and Madera/Fresno County Line including spur roads such as Fast Lane, Millview Mountain Court, Carmen Ranch Road, Ciatana Creek Road, Corrine Lake Road, Box Canyon Road, and Tunoi Place.
Evacuation Map: http://bit.ly/creekfireevacmap
For specific questions about your zone please call (844)668-3473
Forest closures have been extended due to the Creek Fire. You can view the orders here:
Regional Order No. 20-11: Emergency Fire Restrictions: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd804573.pdf
Regional Order No. 20-12: Emergency Forest Closure: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd804574.pdf
Regional Order No. 20-13: Emergency Closure Order: https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd804575.pdf
Update 4:00 P.M. Per CAL FIRE: Creek Fire Fresno County Evacuation Orders Reduced to Warning and Warnings Lifted as of 4:00 P.M. Tuesday
Update 2:43 P.M.: Per Sierra National Forest: Madera Co. evacuation update
Update 1:50 P.M.: Per Sierra National Forest: Fresno County Evacuation Orders Reduced to Warnings
Update 1:10 P.M.: Per Madera County Sheriff's Office; Evacuation Order Lifted M24 & M23
Evacuation Orders for M24 and M23 have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings. Residents in the area need to be aware that there is still a potential for evacuations and need to be prepared to evacuate at a moments notice. Citizens need to monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately.These areas are being opened to residents only. Road 222 between Bass Lake Dam and Road 221. (Evacuation Zone 24) Road 222 between Road 221 and Road 226. (Evacuation Zone 23)
Update 1:00 P.M.: Per Madera County Sheriff's Office; Evacuation Warnings Lifted for M44, M45, M48
The Madera County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce the evacuation warnings for Evacuation Zones M44, Finegold, M45, Veater and Church Ranch and M48 Thornberry Mountain have been lifted. Please go to the Madera County Web Page and click on the fire map to see more information.
Update 9:08 A.M. Red Cross reports the Madera County Temporary Evacuation Point at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds is Closed.
Update 8:40 A.M. CAL FIRE: 220,025 Acres with 16% Containment and 11,256 Structures Threatened
Click Here for FULL Update Including Evacuation Zones (PDF)
Update 5:30 A.M.: Sierra National Forest Creek Fire Operations Briefing Map for Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - Shows Divisions, Uncontrolled Fire Edge, Completed Dozer Lines, Proposed Dozer Lines
September 15, 2020 - Overnight infrared mapping has the Creek Fire at 220,025 Interpreted Acres.
Comments and notes on flight:
Divisions G, J, I, M and N saw the majority of perimeter growth. There is quite a bit of spotting off these northern portions as well including another spot fire growing in Div J. Divisions E and V saw some growth as well.
Monday Evening Update: 212,744 acres and 16% containment.
Sierra National Forest Creek Fire Updates for Monday, September 14, 2020