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Prescribed Fire Scheduled in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park is planning a prescribed fire in the Wawona area, near the South Entrance. The fire is planned for tomorrow, Thursday, February 26, 2015 and will include 533 acres. The first segment of the burn will consist of 60 acres. The completion of the remaining 473 acres will …

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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 Update for October 11, 2014 at 8 am

Fire activity has decreased significantly and many of the hand crews and engine crews will be released from the fire over the next two days. Today firefighters will complete mop-up on the north side of the fire. As this work is completed they will begin removing hoses, cleaning up equipment …

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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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Dog Rock Fire Update for October 9, 2014 at 8 am

California Interagency Incident Management Team 3 assumed command of the fire at 6:00 PM Wednesday. Assuring the safety of all the firefighters and the public remains the priority for all operations. The fire is located along Highway 140 near the Arch Rock entrance to Yosemite National Park east of El …

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