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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 30, 2020 – As wind conditions improved yesterday, crews brought final containment to the Fox Fire in Siskiyou County, and over 17,000 firefighters worked to gain ground on the remaining 26 major wildfires across the state. Crews across the State also responded to 26 new wildfires, with only the Candy Fire in Riverside County growing beyond control ...

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Yosemite National Park Implements Enhanced Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

Half Dome Mountain against blue sky in Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE – Sept. 30, 2020 – Yosemite National Park is experiencing poor air quality due to the Creek Fire, which is an ongoing wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park. The smoke from this fire is degrading air quality throughout the park by creating unhealthy levels of particulate matter. In response, Yosemite National Park has implemented park-wide Stage Two Fire Restrictions ...

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Yosemite National Park is Ending The Day Use Reservation System

YOSEMITE – Sept. 29, 2020 – Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local and state public health authorities, as the park continues to increase public access and services. The NPS is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 29, 2020 – Yesterday, critical fire weather continued to fan multiple fast-moving wildfires, as over 18,700 firefighters continue to battle 27 major wildfires. Fortunately, the gusty winds decreased overnight allowing firefighters to continue to build containment line and perform structure defense. Yesterday the US Forest Service reported that the 31,000 Lake Fire in Los Angeles County, which ...

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YARTS Begins Winter Schedule This Week

MERCED – Sept. 28, 2020 – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) will transition to a winter schedule on October 1, 2020 for the service running on the Highway 140 corridor from Merced and Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. The 140 line operates year-round but fluctuates the number of runs to and from the Park when the seasons change. ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 28, 2020 – Critical fire weather conditions continue to fan multiple fast-moving major wildfires, as Red Flag Warnings remain in place over much of Northern California. Today, there are 27 major wildfires with over 18,000 firefighters on the front lines. During the windy conditions experienced yesterday, the Glass Fire in Napa County erupted, as well as the ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 26, 2020 – With a Red Flag Warning in place over much of Northern California, crews continue to battle 25 major wildfires while remaining vigilant to the potential change in conditions.  With over 17,000 firefighters are on the front lines yesterday, They were able to make excellent progress on these remaining fires, as well as containing 18 ...

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Yosemite Fire Updates

YOSEMITE – Sept. 25, 2020 – There are multiple fires burning in Yosemite National Park. Each fire is burning in Wilderness, in a fire adapted ecosystem. There are multiple trail closures in effect around Yosemite Creek and the southern part of the park. All fires may be visible from Tioga Road (Highway 120 through Yosemite National Park), Glacier Point, and ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 25, 2020 – Firefighters and crews continue to battle 25 major wildfires in California with over 17,400 firefighters on the front lines. Yesterday, firefighters down in San Diego County were able to contain the over 17,000 acre Valley Fire, as well as 27 new initial attack wildfires across the State. Since the beginning of the year, there have ...

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