Creek Fire Info

Last updated 10/31/2020 9:04am PDT
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Current CalTopo Creek Fire Map with Street Maps detail

(The most current Fire Operations Map is in the Maps Section below)


*NEW* I’ve created a Creek Fire Recovery Resources Page for residents and businesses impacted by the Creek Fire.

Find information on the latest Sierra National Forest Closures on the SNF webpage.

Air Attack: An interesting Reuters article with great infographics, explaining how aircraft are used to fight wildfires.

//Links mentioned in Jeff Aiello’s Live Videos//

*CalTopo Map with Forest Service Base Map
*Google Earth
*YouTube tutorial on adding Fire Data to Google Earth
* (if the site is down, try instead)
*Fresno County Structure Damage Assessment Map (does not include Madera County areas)
*National Weather Service – Hanford
*GOES WEST- Pacific Coast Viewer (view smoke conditions)
*Smoke Report
*Fire Operations Maps
*Alert Wildfire Camera – Deadwood Mtn.
*Local Webcams
*Creek Fire Evacuation Zones Map
*Re-entry Applications
*NEW* CALFire Tree Mortality Viewer

Re-entry Applications

The High Sierra Ranger District and Fresno County Sheriff’s Office will allow temporary re-entry to certain areas to close and winterize cabins and to collect belongings (tents, trailers and boats).

You must submit an application and receive approval before you can enter the restricted areas. For full instructions: read this Forest Service post and then go to the Forest Service application page to download the proper forms. Here is some clarification on which steps to complete:

Emergency Alerts
Evacuation Orders & Warnings
Official Briefings

You can find all the most current briefings on the Sierra National Forest FB page. Daytime zone briefings are no longer released on a specific schedule, so check back later if you do not see today’s posted yet.

Creek Fire Official Information

Information Line: (844) 668-3473

Maps (Fire / Damage Assessment / Flight Tracker)
Fire Scanners
Evacuation/Shelter/Recovery Info



  • Central California Animal Disaster Team
    • Phone: (888) 402-2238
    • For updates and the most current animal shelter locations in Fresno, Madera and Mariposa counties, check CCADT’s website and Facebook page.
    • To request help with animals that had to be left behind in evacuation areas, check out this post from CCADT
Air Quality & Smoke Reports
  • AirNow Fire Map: This hybrid air quality map shows both official EPA sensors (more accurate) and low-cost and temporary sensors (more localized and more current) to give better to the minute information in fire areas where air quality can change rapidly due to smoke.
  • Real-time Air Advisory Network (RAAN): Up-to-date hourly air quality information for the Central Valley and some foothills locations. Enter your address for specific air quality information and also sign up for alerts.
  • California Smoke Information
  • GOES WEST- Pacific Coast Viewer (view smoke conditions for entire west coast)
  • Smoke Reports: Always find the most current version here. Click the “JPG” or “PDF” link in the upper right corner of the page to see the document version that is being officially sent out.
Social Media
Pre-Evacuation Preparation

Bullfrog Fire Information

The Bullfrog Fire is not a CAL Fire incident, and is a much smaller fire, so there is less information currently available. Here are some links I found: