Tuolumne County OES asks for all to be alert and aware for future messaging.  Click HERE for OES Facebook page. 

For Tuolumne County Road Closure information - Click here for map locations
For more information contact OES at (209) 533-6395.

Public Works would also like to remind the community of sand locations. Citizens are required to bring their own bags and shovel. 
  •  Columbia – Airport parking lot @ 10723 Airport Rd (please look for the orange cones)
  • Tuolumne – 18870 Birch Street
  • Tuolumne - The corner of Parkview Ln and Chestnut Ave
  • Jamestown – On the corner of 7th Ave and 8th St
  • Big Oak Flat / Groveland area – 11242 Wards Ferry Rd

shell fire information  

9/13/2022, 3:29 PM - Shell Fire Incident 
The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s office has issued FIRE EVACUATION WARNING RAWHIDE / SHELL ROAD
Evacuation Advisories have been issued for the following areas:
  • Rawhide Rd to French Flat Rd
  • Shell Rd to Rawhide Mobile Home Park
  • Old Melones Dam Rd
  • Sierra Waldorf School

Tuolumne County OES asks for all to be alert and aware for future messaging. 

For updates you can go to the TC Sheriff's Facebook page 

Click here for map locations
Public Information line is (209) 533-5151 or for more information contact OES at (209) 533-6395.


Woods Fire started on Thursday, September 1, 2022 in the City of Sonora. Click on the following links for more information. 

Latest Update

Safe Clean Up of Fire Ash Information

◼ Public Information Line: 209-533-5151
◼ **9-4-22 ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE** - Stockton road is now open.  
◼ **9-2-22 - ALL mandatory evacuation orders and warnings are cancelled.***

Additional information can be found on the Tuolumne County Sheriffs page 


Washington Fire started on Thursday August 26, 2021 with total acreage at 136 acres and includes areas of Tuolumne County and City of Sonora.

Latest Cal Fire Update

Latest Tuolumne County Washington Fire Update

Tuolumne County Fire Information Map

Emergency Proclamation and CDAA Process