New wildfire leads to evacuation orders and warnings in Fresno County

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

FRESNO COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — A wildfire burning in the Tollhouse area of Fresno County has prompted evacuation orders and warnings.

The “Watts Fire” broke out just after 4 p.m. Saturday on Watts Valley Road. CAL FIRE says the Watts Fire has burned at least 100 acres.

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office has ordered zone K104 to evacuate.

Zone K104 includes: Watts Valley Road, including all side roads from Pittman Hill Road to Big Springs Lane. Watts Valley Road including all side roads from Pittman Hill Road, south through 21555 Watts Valley Road. Pittman Hill Road. And all side roads from just south of Sample Road to Watts Valley Road. Big Springs Lane south from Watts Valley Road.

Zone K117 and K118 have been placed under evacuation warnings.

For the full Fresno County Sheriff’s Office evacuation map, click here.

This comes as temperatures in the Fresno County foothills are between 104 to 109 degrees.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Stay with ABC30 for the latest details on this developing story.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.