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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 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 restr...
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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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Hiker Dies in Fall From Yosemite’s Half Dome Trail

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to her death while climbing to the top of the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome, where cables are installed each summer. Park spokesman Scott Gediman says 29-year-old Danielle Burnett, of Lake...
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Tourist Falls to Death in Yosemite National Park

A Romanian tourist has died in a fall below famed Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite National Park. Authorities say 21-year-old Lucian Miu was scrambling on wet rocks below Bridalveil on July 31 when he fell ...
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Ahwahnee Hotel to Return: Yosemite Settles Trademark Fight

The Ahwahnee Hotel is coming back. Under a settlement of a drawn-out trademark dispute announced Monday, the names of several Yosemite National Park landmarks will be restored. Delaware North, the former concession vendor which claimed it owned "intellectua...