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Telegraph Fire 95% Contained – Still Minor Delays on 140

| August 4, 2008

CalFire map shows just how close the Telegraph Fire got to Yosemite. Total cost of the fire is expected to be over $32 million.

CalFire map shows just how close the Telegraph Fire got to Yosemite. Total cost of the fire is expected to be over $32 million.

So with the Telegraph Fire 95% contained an immense amount of human resources and equipment were expended to fight the fire and keep it from spreading. Here’s a tally to date according to CalFire.

Estimated Cost: $32.1 million
Resources Committed :

  • 3,171 Personnel
  • 260 Fire Engines
  • 75 Hand Crews
  • 27 Dozers
  • 44 Watertenders
  • 9 Helicopters
  • 5 Airtankers

There are still some minor traffic delays on 140 through out the day but you’re able to get through no problem.


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