Incident Update Fork Fire

6:55 AM

Incident Facts

Fork Fire
Start Date/Time
Incident Status
Road 222 and Road 200, North fork
Under Investigation
Administration Unit
CALFIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
Unified Command Agency(s)
Structures Threatened
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Community Meeting Announcment

When: 6:00 PM, Saturday, September 10, 2022
Where: North Fork Elementary School 33087 Road 228 North Fork, CA 93643
What: CAL FIRE will be hosting a community meeting in North Fork. Representatives from agencies engaged on the incident will provide
an operational briefing and be available for questions. Please arrive early as the meeting will start promptly at 6:00 p.m. If you have questions about the meeting or the fire, please call the Fire Information Line at (844) MMU-FIRE. 

Fire activity on the Fork Fire is minimal and smoldering. Crews continue to reinforce control lines, mop up and patrol. A community meeting will be held this evening at North Fork Elementary School. Incident personnel will be available to give an update on the status of the fire and to answer questions. As residents return home, fire personnel and utility crews continue to mitigate hazards. Please use caution when driving.

Community Meeting:

North Fork Elementary School
33087 Road 228
North Fork, CA 93643
September 10
6 p.m.

Food Spoilage Disposal:

For residents within evacuated areas of the Fork Fire.
North Fork Transfer Station
33699 Road 274 North Fork, CA 93643
September 9-11
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Residents must show proof of residency within the evacuated area.

Interactive Map –

Road Closures

• Road 222 @ Road 222 (Road 222 Closed)
• Road 222 @ Carmen Ranch Road (Road 222 Closed)
• Road 225 @ Cascadel Drive (Road 225 Closed)
• Road 222 @ Tera Tera Ranch Road (Road 225 Closed)
• Road 228 @ Road 225 (Road 228 Closed)
• Wakova Lane @ Road 225 (Wakova Lane Closed)
• De Na Lane @ Road 225 (De Na Lane Closed)

Road 228 at North Fork Cemetery (Road 228 Closed)

De Na Lane at Road 225 (De Na Lane Closed)

Lark Lane at Road 225 (Lark Lane Closed)

Tu Nobi Way at Road 225 (Tu Nobi Way Closed)

Poy Ah Now Road at Road 225 (Poy Ah Now Road Closed)

Road 225 will be open to thru traffic. Road 222 is open with no restrictions. There is still a large amount of fire equipment on both Road 225 and Road 222. Please use caution when driving.

Red Cross Shelter:

Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Road 425B Oakhurst

Evacuation Zones

Evacuation Information:

Evacuation Orders:

  • MDC-88C: Road 228 from the North Fork Cemetary to the dead end
  • MDC-101A: Road 225 from Cascadel Road to Lark Lane, Tu Nobi Way, Poy Ah Now Road

Evacuation Warnings:

MDC-100A: Road 222 from Carmen Ranch Road to Madera/Fresno County Line

MDC-101F: Road 225 from Tera Tera Ranch Road to Kingman Flat Road
MDC-88A: Church Street, Willow Creek Drive, and Weatherly Lane
MDC-60A: Douglas Ranger Station Road, Elderberry Lane, and Wild Rose Lane
MDC-101B: Cascadel Drive, Peckinpah Acres Drive, Mission Drive
MDC-61: Cascadel Drive and Subdivision, Cascadel Height Drive and Autumm Ridge Road
MDC-100B: Road 222 from Road 200 to Carmen Ranch Road
MDC-88B: Road 228 to North Fork Cemetery Wakova Lane
MDC-88D: Mill Compound
MDC-101C: Northside of Road 225 from Cascadel Road to Rainbow Drive
MDC-101D: Road 225 from Lark Lane to Tera Tera Ranch Road, Boulder Creek Drive, Whiskey Pines Drive


Animal Evacuation:

Large Animal: Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Ln. Coarsegold
Small Animal: Oakhurst Community Center 39800 Road 425B Oakhurst

For animal assistance please call 866-333-3822