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Briceburg Fire 75% Contained, All Roads Are Open

The Briceburg Fire near Yosemite National Park is 75% contained and all roads are open following a weekend of wildfire suppression, Cal Fire officials said Monday morning. However, Buffalo Gulch Road is open to residents only. No Injuries, One Structure Lo...
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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 cl...
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Beefed-up Crews Now Have Briceburg Fire 25% Contained

Bolstered by more crews and aerial assistance, firefighters now have 25% containment of the Briceburg Fire, Cal Fire officials said Thursday morning. Nearly 1,400 personnel are battling the wildfire near Yosemite National Park, which has spread to 4,900 acr...
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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 ...
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ABC30: Ferguson Fire Smoke Will Force Yosemite Valley Closure

The more than 3,300 personnel battling the deadly Ferguson Fire west of Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County are starting to get a bigger handle on the 37,000-acre blaze, which is in its 12th day. The fire's commanders reported 25% containment Tuesday ...
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Fire Turns Yosemite National Park Smoky, Hurts Businesses

MARIPOSA — A deadly wildfire near Yosemite National Park shrouded the popular destination in smoke and left some tourist-dependent businesses hurting Monday, but visitors still braved trails, campgrounds, lodges and restaurants in the California park, official...