Creek Fire Incident Page | 9/25 Creek Fire AM update | 9/25 Incident Map | 9/25 Yosemite Region Smoke Outlook
On Friday, September 4, the Creek Fire began in Fresno County near Mammoth Pool. The fire has since grown to 291,426 acres with 36% containment and has triggered evacuations across the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains in Madera and Fresno Counties. At this time, no evacuations have been issued for Mariposa County.
Due to heavy smoke from the Creek Fire as well as other fires burning across the state, air quality in Mariposa County and Yosemite National Park ranges from unhealthy to hazardous. For air quality forecasts for the region visit airnow.gov. To view webcams in the area that show what conditions are currently like, click here.
Bureau of Land Management Fire Restrictions
As of Sept. 9, 2020, all national forests across the state of California are closed for all recreation due to extreme fire danger. This closure prohibits recreation of all kind on national forest land including hiking, camping and driving on forest service access roads. For more information on what the closure of National Forests means, click here for a list of frequently asked questions.
On Bureau of Land Management areas, fire restrictions are in place in all BLM managed lands in California. These restrictions include: