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Coulterville evacuated because of fire

(Fox26)

Coulterville has been ordered to evacuate because of the fire.

The Mariposa County Sheriff's Office says Highway 132 fro 49N to Windy Point, and 49N to Oakridge Road should evacuate.




A Red Cross shelter and small animal shelter is at the Sonora Fair Grounds at 220 Southgate Road.

Coulterville has a population of 201, according to a 2010 census. Coulterville is north of Mariposa, which was evacuated Tuesday.

The Detwiler fire grew to 45,724 acres overnight, and is 7% contained, according to fire officials.

Also, the Coulterville Post Office has been temporarily closed due to wildfires.

Until further notice, customers can pick up their mail at Big Oak Flat Post Office, located at 17850 Highway 120, Big Oak Flat from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday.

In addition to Big Oak Flat, retail services are available at these locations:

  • Groveland Post Office, 18737 Back St., Groveland
  • Tuolumne Post Office, 18758 Carter St., Tuolumne


Also, the Catheys Valley, Mariposa and Midpines Post Offices have been temporarily closed due to wildfires.

Until further notice, customers can pick up their mail at the Merced Bell Station Post Office, located at 415 W. 18th St., Merced between 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

These locations are closed Saturday and Sunday.

In addition to Merced Bell Station, retail services are available at these locations:

  • Merced Post Office, 2334 M St., Merced
  • Atwater Post Office, 1599 Broadway Ave., Atwater
  • Planada Post Office, 9249 E. Broadway St., Planada




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