"If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans."―James Herriot

Incident Updates

#MineralFire: Coalinga, CA At 6:46 p.m., CCADT was contacted by the Fresno County Sheriff's Office to assist with animal evacuation if needed.  The West Hills Rodeo Grounds was made available for sheltering of large animals if necessary - 518 W. Gale Ave. Coalinga.  As of 11:30 p.m., there has been no requests for animal evacuation or sheltering. CCADT will continue to monitor the incident throughout the night.

Update:  Sunday, 7/13/2020:  #POWER FIRE Evacuation orders were lifted.  CCADT is standing down.

Update:  Sunday, 7/12/2020 - 11:00 a.m.  #POWER FIRE  According to CAL Fire - Madera Merced Mariposa Unit, the  #Powerfire is 100 acres and 10% contained. Evacuations and road closures are still in effect. Evacuated residents can contact Red Cross at 571-595-7401. Power fire information line: 844-MMU-FIRE (844-668-3473)

Anyone needing animal evacuation or assistance with animals, please contact the CCADT at 559-433-9663.

CCADT deployed two volunteers to assist Red Cross Central CA with any potential evacuees that brings pets to the Evacuation Info Center.  As of 2:00 a.m., there were no evacuees and no request for animal evacuation.  

Thank you CCADT volunteers Beth Carver and Traci woods for your help!

Power Fire: Madera County Saturday, July 12, 2020.  8:21 p.m.

Madera County Sheriff's Office Notice:
A Mandatory Evacuation Order has been issued for Corrine Lake** This is the area of Powerhouse Road between North Fork and Auberry. The bridge at Kerckoff Lake on Powerhouse Road is closed.
Mandatory evacuations currently at:
BOX CANYON ROAD due to wildfire. Monitor the situation and be prepared to take action immediately. Don’t wait for an evacuation order to leave if you feel threatened.

If you’re in need of evacuation assistance, call 911. An evacuation shelter has not been established.

An Evacuation Information center has been established at 57911 Old Mill Site Court, in North Fork.

If you have evacuated you can respond to the information center.

You will not be able to return to your residence - should you evacuate - until the mandatory evacuation has been lifted.
If you have any questions or needs related to the evacuation you can contact dispatch 24 hours at 559-675-7770.
For assistance with any evacuation needs, call dispatch or go to the evacuation information center.