What is the name and location of the wildfire?
The Bone Fire is a lightning caused fire in the Stanislaus National Forest. It is burning in an isolated area of the forest near Groveland, California (1)(2).
The fire was first detected on June 15, 2023. As of July 6, it has grown to 566 acres.
Which cities or areas are affected by the wildfire?
The wildfire is primarily burning in the Groveland Ranger District in the Stanislaus National Forest.
Nearby landmarks include Cherry Lake and Jawbone Pass.
What is the current containment status of the wildfire?
Fire crews are working to contain the blaze, limiting its spread to an area in which Groveland District Fire Management had already prepared for possible wildfires. As it is currently not threatening structures, district fire managers intend to allow the fire to stay within pre-determined boundaries.
Are there any evacuation orders or alerts in place?
As of 10:30 AM on July 6, 2023, there are no evacuation orders or alerts related to the Bone Fire. Check with local authorities or emergency management agencies for the most up-to-date information on evacuation orders or alerts.
How can I protect myself from wildfire smoke?
Always plan ahead to protect yourself from wildfire smoke.
- Get a free air quality app for real-time air quality alerts and forecasts.
- Shut doors and windows and set the HVAC to recirculate mode.
- Run a high-performance air purifier to filter wildfire smoke.
- Contribute to your community’s outdoor air quality data.
- Stay indoors; if you do need to go outdoors, wear a KN95/FFP2 mask.