All Inmate Visits Currently Suspended at Fresno County Jails. For more information, click here.

For the most up to date Evacuation Orders and Evacuation Warnings in Fresno County and Madera County, please access the official fire map. 

Here you can input your address to see what zone you are in.  Zones are released in increments based up safety conditions of the fire.

Map link:

*An Evacuation Order means there is immediate threat to life.  This is a lawful order to leave now.  The area is lawfully closed to public access.*

*An Evacuation Warning means there is a potential threat to life and / or property.  Those who require additional time to evacuate and those with pets / livestock should leave now.*

Road Closures

Fresno County: SR-168 at Tollhouse Road, SR-168 at Cressman Road, Auberry Road at Powerhouse Road, SR-168 at Sierra High School

Madera County:  Road 426 at Road 223, Road 200 at Road 221, Road 274 at Roads 222 and 225, Skyranch at Buckskin, Cascadel Arch, Road 420 at Road 223, White Chief Mountain Road, at Sugar Pine and Fish Camp.  

Base camp

All fire and law enforcement personnel are currently working out of a command post established at Sierra High School, 33326 Lodge Rd, Tollhouse, CA 93667.

Notice to hikers

Those hiking along the John Muir Trail and Pacific Crest Trail are not in danger of the fire.  However, we encourage hikers to make it to one of three locations in order to make it easy for first responders to account for everyone.  The following three temporary refuge areas have been established for people to go and shelter in place.  

- China Peak Resort

- Edison Lake

- Blayney Meadow

All trails via eastern passes are still open, so hikers may also choose to exit to Hwy. 395.  Western slope exits are blocked at Hwy. 168, so take refuge at one of refuge areas mentioned above.

Vehicle exit routes

- Those who are between Shaver Lake and Dinkey Creek should exit toward Pine Flat Lake via Providence Creek Road.

- Those who are in the area of Dinkey Creek and Courtright / Wishon Reservoirs should exit toward Pine Flat Lake via Black Rock Road.

- The exit routes above are dirt roads which are not passable with RV trailers, so please drop your trailer at a safe location prior to exiting.

Evacuation site

- A Fresno County evacuation center for people is established at Clovis North High School, 2770 E International Ave, Fresno, CA 93730.

- A Madera County evacuation center is established at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Rd, Mariposa, CA 95338.

Animal evacuations 

- If you need help evacuating livestock, please contact the Central California Animal Disaster Team directly by texting 1-888-402-2238 or or its Facebook page at

Fresno County Animal Shelters:

- Small Animals:  Fresno Fair Grounds, 1121 S Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 93702  (Formally Granite Ridge Intermediate School)

- The Sierra Veterinary Hospital is full at this time and is no longer accepting pets.

- Large Animals: Fresno Fair Grounds, 1121 S Chance Ave, Fresno, CA 93702

Madera County Animal Shelters:

- Small Animals: Mariposa Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Rd, Mariposa, CA 95338 and Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst, CA 93644

- Large Animals (Horses only): Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds, 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold, CA  93614


- Please contact the American Red Cross if you with to help those impacted by the fire.  The phone number to the Central California office is 559-455-1000.  The website is

- There is a growing need for livestock feed and supplies due to animal displacements. To help, contact David Clark, 559-260-1538.

To file missing persons reports

Call Fresno County Sheriff at 559-600-3111

Call Madera County Sheriff at 559-658-2555

Mark yourselves safe

- If you have safely evacuated from the Creek Fire, please consider registering yourself through the American Red Cross Safe and Well website. This public resource allows family and friends to search for you so they can have the peace of mind that you are well.

Looting prevention

-We have deputies assigned to security patrols who are working prevent thefts from occurring at evacuated homes.  Please make sure to lock up your house before leaving.  If you see any suspicious activity in evacuated areas, please report it to our office by dialing 559-600-3111.

Latest fire information

- Visit the U.S. Forest Service page at 

- Visit the Cal Fire page at

- You may also call 844-668-3473

- Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Fire and law enforcement personnel are holding press briefings at 7:00 pm each night.  These press briefings are live streamed on Facebook:


- To receive emergency alerts from the Fresno County Sheriff's Office, sign-up for free through Everbridge.  We are currently using this software program to deliver emergency alerts about the Creek Fire directly to your mobile device through call, text and email.

- You can also download the Everbridge app from iTunes and Google Play.

Access the Creek Fire Property Damage Map

-CAL FIRE, in collaboration with the County of Fresno, has released a preliminary interactive map of the Creek Fire.  The interactive map displays preliminary information about damaged and destroyed property. Not all properties have been inspected. It is anticipated it will take two weeks for completion. The public may access the map online and enter an address(es) to see limited information on the condition of property based on initial reports from damage assessment teams.  Access the map at

-Due to the changing nature of the Creek Fire and the priority of protecting life and safety, the map will continually be updated as personnel are allowed to safely enter areas and record data. For this reason, not all properties will be reflected at this time so the public is asked for patience as data is collected and entered on a regular basis by CAL FIRE. 

 Photos from September 6, 2020

Photos from September 5, 2020


Photos from September 4, 2020



Contact Information

Tony Botti
Public Information Officer
(559) 600-8137
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