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Wildfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts Thousands Of Evacuations

By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times Out-of-control wildfire burning near Yosemite has triggered thousands of evacuation orders. A wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park is threatening 500 homes, has triggered 13,000 evacuation orders, and prompted the Madera County sheriff to declare a local emergency. The fast-moving Junction fire had burned 1,200 acres and was 0 […]

August 19, 2014

Yosemite Park Fire Threatens Famous Giant Sequoia Trees

Los Angeles (AFP) — A fire raging in California’s Yosemite National Park threatens a grove of famous giant sequoia trees. The blaze, which began on Saturday, has scorched some 3,545 acres of the popular tourist spot and is about one-third contained, a spokeswoman for the Yosemite Fire Information call center told AFP. Some 830 firefighters […]

July 31, 2014