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Fire Burning In Yosemite High Country

YOSEMITE – A fire burning in the backcounty in Yosemite National Park is putting up a lot of smoke and is visible from many locations in Eastern Madera County. The fire was reported on Sunday, Sept. 7, and started as a spot fire from the Meadow Fire, which was lightning-caused, and was first reported on July 20.

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Support YLP Station 10 Volunteer Firefighters

COARSEGOLD – The crew at Station 10 in Yosemite Lakes Park has had a busy and challenging season so far, and once again the Ladies of the Lakes is hosting a community event to support their efforts. On Tuesday, Sept. 23, the Ladies will serve up a rigatoni dinner at the YLP Clubhouse from 5 to 7 p.m. All profit ...

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Firefighters Quickly Handle North Fork Blaze

NORTH FORK – Just before 9 p.m. this evening, firefighters responded to a report of a vegetation fire on Road 200 near Road 224 (Bonnie B). At first, it was hard to locate, with nothing showing from the roadway and no smell of smoke. But a huge plume soon showed itself, and crews wasted no time getting to work.

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Bridge Fire Update 7 PM Saturday

MARIPOSA COUNTY – It was a day of successes on the Bridge Fire today, with crews holding it at 300 acres, and achieving 60% containment. Some 700 structures were threatened at the height of the fire, and not one was lost. As of 7 p.m. this evening, the evacuation order is lifted for residents living in the Ponderosa Basin area ...

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Bridge Fire Evacuation Order Partially Lifted

MARIPOSA COUNTY – On Saturday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m., the Bridge Fire Incident Commander and Mariposa County Sheriff will allow most residents to return to their homes. Today at 7 p.m. residents of the Ponderosa Basin community will be allowed to return home, with the exception of those who live on the dirt portion of Harris Road.

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Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

FISH CAMP – With the crowds of summer gone, this is the perfect time to spend the day with friends and family at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. Just 15 minutes from Oakhurst and 4 miles south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park, the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad offers excursions with authentic, historic Shay locomotives and Jenny ...

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Progress Continues On Bridge Fire

MARIPOSA COUNTY – As fire management personnel gathered for the morning briefing at the Mariposa County Fairground’s Incident Command Post, they were optimistic yet cautious about fire conditions today. Crews achieved 25% containment overnight on the 300 acre fire, burning northeast from the William Sell bridge on Highway 49.

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Bridge Fire Update 10AM Saturday

MARIPOSA COUNTY – Crews made good progress on the Bridge Fire overnight, achieving 25% containment on the fire which is still estimated at 300 acres. The Bridge Fire is burning just off Highway 49 at Harris Road, and was reported at 12:39 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5. Evacuations remain in place for homes on Harris Cutoff Road, Chowchilla Mountain Road ...

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Bridge Fire Update 11PM Friday

MARIPOSA COUNTY – The Bridge Fire, burning just off Highway 49 at Harris Road, is now estimated at 300 acres, with 10% containment. The fire was reported at 12:39 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5. Evacuations remain in place for homes on Harris Cutoff Road, Chowchilla Mountain Road and all of the Ponderosa Basin area. There are currently 91 engines, 22 ...

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