Most of the work still remaining on the Oak Fire is on northeast side

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The fire is east of Mariposa, California

Oak Fire map 9:17 p.m. July 27, 2022
Oak Fire map. The red line was the perimeter at 9:17 p.m. July 27, 2022. The white line was the perimeter about 48 hours before.

Most of the perimeter of the Oak Fire northeast of Mariposa, California was quiet on Wednesday, with the exception of the north and northeast sides where it has continued to spread. Firefighters have constructed firelines in those areas, some of them indirect, and are making progress. It has moved one to two miles into the footprint of the 2018 Ferguson Fire.

To see all articles on Wildfire Today about the Oak Fire, including the most recent, click HERE.

The fire was mapped Wednesday night at 19,169 acres.

The video below was shot by the FIRIS aircraft looking south at the northeast side of the fire at 9:20 p.m. July 27. White indicates heat.

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

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