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The Latest: Yosemite remains open as wildfire burn nearby

7 monthes ago   |   By National Post

MARIPOSA, Calif. - The Latest on a deadly wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park :
9:30 a.m.
A park official says all trails, campgrounds, restaurants and lodges at Yosemite National Park are open, though smoke from a nearby deadly wildfire is polluting the air and limiting visibility.
Yosemite spokesman Scott Gediman said Monday visitors are still arriving at the “fully operational” park.
The blaze near Yosemite's west end doubled in size overnight to 14 square miles. It is 2 per cent contained.
The wildfire that started Friday comes at the peak of tourist season. It shut down a key...
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Deadly fire near Yosemite National Park doubles in size

Deadly fire near Yosemite National Park doubles in size

7 monthes ago   |   By KCRA

Fire officials say a deadly wildfire burning near the west end of Yosemite National Park has doubled in size.
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Deadly fire near Yosemite National Park doubles in size

7 monthes ago   |   By National Post

MARIPOSA, Calif. - Fire officials say a deadly wildfire burning near the west end of Yosemite National Park doubled in size overnight.
U.S. Forest Service spokesman John DeYoe says the blaze has scorched 14 square miles of brush and timber as of Monday morning. It is 2 per cent contained.
Temperatures spiking to 95 degrees and inaccessible terrain were making it difficult for crews to slow the blaze that started Friday.
The wildfire that comes at the peak of tourist season shut down a key route into the park and prompted mandatory evacuations for Yosemite Cedar Lodge and nearby...
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