Mariposa's Telegraph Fire July 2008
Telegraph Fire Incident Information:

August 6, 2008 12:00 pm - FINAL REPORT
Date/Time Started: July 25, 2008, 3:15 pm   
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit
County: Mariposa County
Location: Telegraph Road and Sherlock Road in the Midpines Area.
Acres Burned:    34,091 acres
Structures Destroyed: 30 Residences and 100 Outbuildings. This number has increased due to a complete damage assessment.
Injuries: 38 minor
Cause: Human (Target Shooting)
Estimated Cost: $37.6 million
Resources Committed  336 Personnel
23 Fire Engines
6 Hand Crews
4 Dozers
12 Watertenders
2 Helicopters

Firefighters from the Escalon Fire Department were part of the strike teams from throughout the state called to fight this massive fire.  The photos below were taken in the Mosher and Whitlock Roads area of Mariposa County on July 26, 2008