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Fire Update for July 28, 2023

Fire crews are working to mitigate hazards to reopen trails early next week. Areas of unburned fuel remain active northwest of North Dome. Crews will remain onsite to ensure the fire stays within the current perimeter and will continue to monitor for the coming weeks.   https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-fire-update-for-july-28-2023.htm

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Yosemite Fire Update, July 21, 2023

Yosemite Fire crews are using a management strategy utilizing natural barriers and trails to confine the spread of the fire in a predefined area. A confine and contain strategy under favorable conditions allows fire to move naturally across the landscape, providing ecological benefits to plants and wildlife, while also meeting …

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Pika Fire Update, July 13, 2023

Yosemite Fire crews are using a confine and contain strategy utilizing natural barriers and trails. A confine and contain strategy under favorable conditions allows fire to move naturally across the landscape, providing ecological benefits to plants and wildlife, while also meeting protection objectives to minimize risk to people and infrastructure. …

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Pika Fire Update, July 12, 2023

Yosemite Fire crews are using a confine and contain strategy utilizing natural barriers and trails. The fire has slow growth, with some isolated active pockets northwest of North Dome. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/pika-fire-update-july-12-2023.htm

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Yosemite Fire Update for July 8, 2023

Yosemite Fire crews are scouting the fire to implement a confine and contain strategy utilizing natural barriers and trails. The fire has slow growth, with some isolated active pockets northwest of North Dome. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/yosemite-fire-update-for-july-8-2023.htm

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Yosemite National Park Prepares for Busy Fourth of July Weekend

The Fourth of July is one of the busiest weekends in Yosemite National Park. The park estimates that up to 50,000 visitors will visit and pass through Yosemite over the extended holiday weekend. The increase in visitors can lead to traffic congestion during midday. Visitors are encouraged to come into …

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Update on Managed Fires in Yosemite National Park (July 8, 2009)

Activity on the Grouse and Harden fires in Yosemite National Park has slowed significantly with the fires reaching the established boundaries that managers planned for the incidents. The Grouse Fire is three miles southwest of Yosemite Valley and north of Glacier Point Road. The Grouse Fire is 3,029 acres and …

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