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Wildfire News

news about wildfires in Mariposa County, home of Yosemite National Park


Last Updated07/28/22 1:15 PMDate Started07/22/22 2:10 PMLocation InformationHwy 140 and Carstens Rd, near MidpinesLat/Long[37.5509366, -119.9234728]Administrative UnitUnified Command: CAL FIRE Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit and Sierra National ForestCommand TeamCAL FIRE Incident Management Team 5CauseUnder InvestigationReportsClick here for prior status reports Status Updates Situation Summary Fire behavior was moderate overnight with most of the …

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Fire Restrictions in Effect for 2022

Due to high fire danger and enhanced risk to the public, employees, and first responders, Yosemite National Park is enacting park-wide fire restrictions below 8,000 feet elevation to reduce the threat of human-caused wildfires. 

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Washburn Fire – Fire Advisory

Fire Advisory:  All areas in Wawona need to prepare for potential evacuation due to The Washburn Fire. This incident may require evacuation in the future. Residents and visitors are encouraged to make appropriate preparations. Wawona Road (Hwy 41) and South Entrance remain open.

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Yosemite Fire Update for July 9 at 11:30 am

The Washburn fire grew to 703 acres overnight and remains at 0% containment. Evacuation of the Wawona community and Wawona Campground remain in place. The Wawona Road (Highway 41) is closed at the South Entrance to Henness Ridge Road. Yosemite West remains accessible from the northern side of the Wawona …

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