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Local Fires

Yosemite Fire Update #3

Four naturally ignited fires continue to burn in Yosemite’s remote wilderness areas. The most notable, Yosemite Creek Fire is being managed for multiple objections and recent plans to conduct a black line operation today have been postponed.

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Vegetation Fire Triangle rd

Triangle Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: June 19, 2015 8:05 pm FINAL Date/Time Started: June 18, 2015 12:03 pm Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit County: Mariposa County Location: Triangle Rd and Nickel Plate Rd, north of Bootjack Acres Burned – Containment: 60 acres, 100% contained Evacuations: All evacuations have …

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300-Acre Wildfire Burns Near Oakhurst

A 500+ – acre wildfire is burning in the Sierra National Forest. The Sky Fire is burning six miles from Oakhurst, and is 30 percent contained. No injuries have been reported. The wildfire is believed to have started around 2:30 p.m. Thursday from a vehicle fire on Sky Ranch Road. The fire spread …

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Vegetation Fire – Ben Hur Rd

Fox Fire Fox Fire Incident Information: Last Updated: June 9, 2015 9:00 am   Date/Time Started: June 7, 2015 12:06 pm   Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit   County: Mariposa County   Location: Lookout Mountain Rd & Fox Field Lane, south of Mormon Bar   Acres Burned – Containment: …

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Prop 47 may impact fire crews

A new law may make it harder for non-violent inmates, who help to fight wildfires in California, to qualify to be on the front lines.Prop 47 reduces penalties for non-violent crimes, like drug possession. This could deplete the pool of jail inmates who qualify for fire duty. Voters passed the …

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Yosemite Fire Update #26

The Dog Rock Fire is 311 acres with 100% contained. The Meadow Fire is at 4,772 acres and 98% contained. Other smaller fires continue to burn and smolder within Yosemite’s Wilderness. With rain in the forecast, many of these smaller fires may be put out.

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Yosemite Fire Update #24 – October 13, 2014

A Type 3 incident management team is now managing the Dog Rock Fire, and will continue to manage the fire until full containment is achieved. They will rehabilitate firelines and return the fire area to as natural condition as possible. The fire is at 311 acres, and with 95 % …

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Dog Rock Fire Update for October 12, 2014 at 8 am

Firefighters have completed debris removal on Hwy 140/El Portal Road to allow both lanes to open this morning. The Highway 140 entrance to the park will re-open today at 8:00 AM this morning. Firefighters and fire engines will be stationed along the highway travelers should use extreme caution and expect …

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Dog Rock Fire

County: Mariposa County Location: Hwy 140 at Indian Creek, El Portal Community Administrative Unit: Yosemite National Park Acres Burned:311 – Containment:100% Date Started: October 7, 2014 3:05 pm Evacuations:Lifted Incident Hotline:209/372-0327, 209/372-0328, or 209/372-0329 Comments: The Dog Rock Fire began this afternoon at Dog Rock on the El Portal Road …

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meadow fire

County: Mariposa County Location: East of Little Yosemite Valley Administrative Unit: Yosemite National Park Acres Burned: 4,772 – Containment: 100% Cause: Lightning Date Started: August 15, 2014 12:00 am Phone Numbers: (209) 372-0356 (Fire Information) Announcements: The Fire is located within the designated wilderness of the Yosemite National Park in …

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