Breaking News
News from the communities in and around Yosemite National Park
Home » Headlines » Fires (page 81)

Fires

Witnesses Describe Suspicious Persons On Latest YLP Fire

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – The sixth fire on Revis Circle East was called in at about 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 14, and this time, there were witnesses. Several of the residents along the cul-de-sac and Revis Road reported to Cal Fire that they had seen suspicious individuals and gave descriptions of a vehicle seen entering and leaving Revis Circle ...

Read More »

5th Fire Off Revis Circle East Burns 60 Acres

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – If the firefighters weren’t weary enough of calls to fires in YLP, the residents certainly were. They lined the streets in groups, some in lawn chairs, some of roof tops, watching and photographing the latest suppression efforts in a string of fires that has plagued the area for weeks on end. The most recent had been ...

Read More »

Town Hall Meeting With Cal Fire In YLP

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – Cal Fire Unit Chief Nancy Koerperich and staff will be hosting a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, June 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Clubhouse in YLP. This will be a chance for residents and concerned citizens to ask questions and get updates on the recent fires in the area, and learn what they can do ...

Read More »

Another Fire Rattles Nerves In YLP

COARSEGOLD – Just when you thought it couldn’t happen again, it happened again. Another fire burning at the east end of Revis Circle East, the second in as many days. It was actually two fires, with apparently two separate points of ignition, burning just feet to the north of last night’s 10-acre blaze.

Read More »

Firefighters Don't Get A Break – Another Fire In YLP

COARSEGOLD – If firefighters hadn’t had a tough enough day, they were dispatched to yet another wildfire at 6:55 p.m., again burning in the Yosemite Lakes Park area. And again, just off Revis Road. As the now-familiar plume of smoke rose above the community, residents gathered all along the roadways to watch and worry about the latest in a rash ...

Read More »

Fire Resources Stretched As Blazes Continue

COARSEGOLD – On Saturday, firefighters spent the day battling vegetation fires in the Coarsegold and Yosemite Lakes Park (YLP) areas, this time in sweltering temperatures. Today, it was a repeat performance, with the day starting with a fire on Road 425B, then resources moving back to the Coarsegold area for two more.

Read More »

Early Morning Fire At Cedar Valley

CEDAR VALLEY – A fire that started some time around 4 a.m. on Saturday morning was stopped at less than one-quarter acre thanks to quick response from firefighters and a lot of defensible space by the property owner. Firefighters were dispatched to a home on Lazy Oak Drive, when the homeowner looked out his window and saw flames behind his ...

Read More »

Area Blanketed With Smoke From Lakes Fire

COARSEGOLD – As the skies along Road 415 from Coarsegold became hazy, and the smell of smoke permeated the air, residents once again wondered “where’s the fire?” At 1:31 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, the first of dozens of calls began coming in about a fire on Road 400 just south of Road 415.

Read More »

Oakhurst Lodge Burns In Early Morning Fire

OAKHURST – Anyone driving through Oakhurst early this morning could not have missed the lights, the sirens and the orange glow near the center of town. Just after midnight on Thursday, May 23, calls began coming in to 911 of a fire at the Oakhurst Lodge on Highway 41.

Read More »

Yet Another Fire In YLP On Revis Drive

YOSEMITE LAKES PARK – In what seemed like a repeat performance of a dispatch on Saturday, May 18, firefighters once again responded to a fire off Revis Drive in YLP. At about 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, crews were called out to a fire burning just feet behind a home at 43114 Revis Circle East.

Read More »
Sierra News Online

Sierra News Online