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Dozens of people rescued from Creek Fire burning near Shaver and Huntington Lakes

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Posted at 11:39 PM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-07 13:09:32-04

Multiple fire agencies, including the Fresno City Fire Department, are responding to the Creek Fire burning northeast of Shaver Lake in Fresno County.

The Creek Fire is currently is 36,000 acres and zero percent contained.

The fire is being considered a multi-casualty incident, as several people have now been injured by the flames.

According to the Fresno City Fire Department, 63 people were rescued Saturday night.

Around 7:30 p.m., the Madera County Sheriff Office said in a Facebook post that 150 people were unable to evacuate from the Mammoth Pool Reserve in the Sierra National Forest.