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Caltrans Closes 3 More Sierra Passes for Winter

Heavy snow has caused the California Department of Transportation to close several more passes through the Sierra Nevada for the winter. The closures implemented Monday are Sonora Pass on State Route 108, Monitor Pass on SR89, and Ebbetts Pass on SR4. Li...

Thanksgiving Storm May Bring Rain to Valley

Another storm system is heading toward the Valley, with forecasters predicting the possibility of showers just as the Thanksgiving holiday arrives. Weather.com says Fresno could see rain starting next Wednesday and continuing through the weekend. High tempe...
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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...
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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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Favorable Weather Helps Crews Battling Briceburg Fire

Firefighters working throughout the night limited the spread of the Briceburg Fire near Yosemite National Park, Cal Fire officials said Friday morning. Listen to this article: https://d28jd3p91iwyr0.cloudfront.net/public/polly_audio/fire.42aa6d4d-1d2...
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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 Briceburg Road bridge, has grown to 800 acres. Acc...