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Mandatory Evacuations Lifted on Briceburg Fire

With firefighters gaining control of the Briceburg Fire, Cal Fire and the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office lifted mandatory evacuation orders and fire advisements at 1 p.m. Friday. However, Highway 140 is closed from 15 miles east of Mariposa at the top of ...
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Briceburg Fire Grows to 3,600 Acres.

The Briceburg Fire has spread to 3,600 acres near Yosemite National Park, but it hasn't burned any buildings or resulted in fatalities, Cal Fire officials said Wednesday morning. The wildfire, which is restricted to Mariposa County, is 10% contained. Nearly...
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Briceburg Fire Grows to 800 Acres, Is 10% Contained

Six air tankers, three helicopters, and 35 crews are battling the Briceburg Fire near Yosemite National Park, CalFire reported Tuesday. The wildfire, which began at 2:34 p.m. Sunday near Highway 140 and the ...