Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 3, 2017

Wildfire Reaches Yosemite Giant Sequoias

The San Francisco Chronicle reported at 5:45 p.m. yesterday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Latest on heat and wildfires in the Western United States (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Authorities say a fire burning near Yosemite National Park has entered a 2,700-year-old grove of giant sequoias. California fire officials said Saturday the wildfire entered the Nelder Grove late Friday night.

Read full story and see photos at: The Latest: California wildfire reaches giant sequoia grove – SFGate

Yosemite National Park reports State Highway 41 IS CLOSED FROM 8 MI NORTH OF OAKHURST (MADERA CO) TO 2.9 MI NORTH OF THE
MADERA/MARIPOSA CO LINE due to the fire. A detour is available
FOR YOSEMITE NAT’L PARK ROAD INFORMATION CALL 209-372-0200

 

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