More El Portal Fire Information

In Fire


The Fire began in the community of El Portal at approximately 3:15 pm.

Evacuations remain in effect for Foresta and Old El Portal.

Crane Flat campground has been evacuated. UPDATED (4/27. 2:30pm) Crane Flat, Bridalveil Creek, and Yosemite Creek Campgrounds are temporarily closed.

The Big Oak Flat Road is closed between Crane Flat south to the Highway 140 Junction.

Resources include:
➢ 4 Hot Shot Crews
➢ 2 Dozers
➢ 5 Type 3 (Wildland Engines)
➢ Aircraft – fixed winged tankers and helicopters were utilized during daylight hours

As of 9:45 PM last night, the fire had burned 2,100 acres.

Photo by Veronica Miracle (@VeronicaABC30).

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