FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — Power could be restored Tuesday afternoon to more residents affected by the Oak fire.
CAL FIRE reports there was no fire growth overnight and containment increased to 76 percent.
The fire has burned 19,244 acres since it first broke out on the afternoon of Friday, July 22.
As of Tuesday afternoon, officials said all fire warnings have been lifted.
The only evacuation orders remaining are for the East of Mariposa Pines/Jerseydale subdivisions in Devils Gulch and North of Footman Ridge.
CAL FIRE reports 127 homes have been destroyed, along with 66 outbuildings.
Currently, the most complex firefighting operation is in the Devil’s Gulch area, with crews working to construct and secure control lines in incredibly steep and rugged terrain.
The Oak Fire started near the Midpines community between Mariposa and Yosemite National Park.
Areas such as Triangle Road, some parts of the Lushmeadows subdivision and all addresses on Highway 140 are now open, but only to residents who live in the area.
You can see updates and details at this evacuation map created by the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office.
Governor Newsom secured federal funding to keep resources and firefighters moving.
An evacuation center has been set up by the Red Cross at Mariposa Elementary School. Displaced persons are provided safe shelter, water, meals and more resources.
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Animal Evacuation Centers:
Officials urge anyone with information to call the Oak Fire tip line: 844-MMU-FIRE (844-668-3473)
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