Law Enforcement

Madera County law enforcement is provided by the Madera County Sheriff's Department, Madera Police Department and Chowchilla Police Department. The U.S. Forest Service provides supplemental officers for the Bass Lake campgrounds.

For information on the Madera County Search & Rescue organization, click here.

Emergencies 24 Hours:  Dial 911
Headquarters | Information 24 Hours: 559-675-7770

Fire Services

Basic fire protection is provided by paid professionals from Madera County Fire Department, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL Fire), the U.S. Forest Service, and many corps of trained volunteers. There are CDF or volunteer fire stations in Ahwahnee, Bass Lake, Cedar Valley, Coarsegold, Fish Camp, North Fork, Rancheria, Raymond, Oakhurst, and Yosemite Lakes Parks.

Wild Fire Information

For updated information on National Forest wildfires, click here.
For updated information on Yosemite National Park wildfires, click here.
For updated CAL Fire information on wildfires in the state of California, click here.

Medical Services

On rare occasions, the need arises for emergency medical services during even the most fun of vacations.

Adventist Health Community Care
48677 Victoria Lane
Oakhurst, CA 93644
Phone: (559) 683-2711
Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday - Friday
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

Children's Hospital of Central California
9300 Valley Children's Place
Madera, CA 93636-8762
Phone: (559) 353-3000