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Oakhurst, California is located in Madera County. Zip codes in Oakhurst, CA include 93644. The median home price in Oakhurst is $305,000 which is roughly $131/per square foot. More Oakhurst information.

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8 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

Cal Fire Battalion Chief: 'This was my Nightmare Fire'

Aug. 27--Although Cal Fire Battalion Chief Troy Cheek has been a firefighter for 25+ years, 13 of those in the Mountain Area, he has never seen a fire in Oakhurst as intense as the Aug. 18 Junction Fire that roared through and around the town.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Move propane tanks

A huge thank you and job well done to Cal Fire, Fresno Fire and all the personnel who rushed to save Oakhurst.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Friends and family remember Matthew Harkenrider

Matthew "Matt" Harkenrider, left, with his wife Megan. Matthew Harkenrider, 26, was killed in a crash with a stolen Kia SUV driven by an unidentified female Thursday morning, August 14, 2014 in Fresno, Calif.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Red Cross to aid Oakhurst residents after Junction fire

The American Red Cross will be in Oakhurst Tuesday to assist families and individuals in the wake of the Junction fire.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Federal relief sought for Oakhurst fire as mop up continues

Officials are working on applying for a federal relief grant, what has to be done before the fire reaches total containment.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wildfire near Bakersfield nearly half contained

A child's bike sits among the ruins of a burned home destroyed in a widlfire along Highway 41 outside Oakhurst, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Los Angeles Times

California saw 163 new wildfires last week, most sparked by lightning

A fire engine stands by the smoldering ruins of a home and vehicle in Oakhurst, Calif.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Amid California's drought, many wildfires but no disasters - yet

People watch a fire burning from the California 41 overlook on the way north into Oakhurst, Calif.

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SFGate

Evacuations lifted in Junction Fire

Nearby resident Mike Coburn looks over his friend's destroyed home after the Junction Fire burned through it in Oakhurst, Calif.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

8 homes destroyed by Kern County wildfire

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Star-Telegram.com

Containment increases on fire near Yosemite

The flames drove about 1,000 people from their homes. State fire spokesman Chris Christopherson says residents still out of their homes should be allowed to return later on Wednesday, as firefighters get the upper hand on the blaze.

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Gamasutra

Report: Former Sierra Network HQ destroyed by California wildfire

Update: A knowledgeable Gamasutra reader has pointed out that the "Old Barn" which has reportedly been destroyed was only the home of the The Sierra Network; Sierra Online itself was headquartered in a separate building.

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KTXL-TV Sacramento

Raging Fire in Madera County Assembles Sacramento Strike Team

The Junction Fire in Madera County ignited around 2 p.m. on Monday, and has already burned through 1,200 acres.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fire crews gain on Oakhurst blaze, Highway 41 reopens

Eight structures, including homes and the Suburban Propane office, were destroyed as the Junction fire swept across tinder-dry brush and hopped over Highway 41, heading toward Bass Lake.

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Merced Sun-Star

Smoke from Junction fire in Oakhurst prompts health caution

Smoke from the Junction fire in Oakhurst is affecting air quality in Madera County and may affect Merced and other Valley counties, air officials said Tuesday.

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The Fresno Bee

Oakhurst residents hit by Junction fire recall terrifying afternoon

A farmhouse, built in 1905, nestled next to a former apple orchard. Their young children played in a tree house or spent afternoons splashing in the Fresno River below their homes.

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The Fresno Bee

In this Oakhurst fire, an order to flee, then friends to help

Tom Turner was taking out the trash from his Hodges Hill home in Oakhurst when he saw the smoke early Monday afternoon.

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The Fresno Bee

Junction fire: New crews arrive in Oakhurst to battle blaze

Fresh fire crews from around the state are rushing to eastern Madera County, south of Yosemite National Park, to battle the Junction fire as authorities brace for high temperatures and renewed winds, which could rekindle embers and again send flames toward homes in Oakhurst and Bass Lake.

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News10.net

Fire near Yosemite prompts 1,000 evacuation ordersFire near Yosemite...

Six hundred fire-fighters worked to contained a nearly 2-square-mile fire burning near Yosemite National Park Tuesday.

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USA Today

Fire near Yosemite prompts 1,000 evacuation orders

Six hundred fire-fighters worked to contained a nearly 2-square-mile fire burning near Yosemite National Park Tuesday.

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