If you’re headed into the park this weekend via Highway 41 from Fresno be prepared to spend a little extra time on the road as fire crews are battling an 80 acre wildfire along Highway 41 just north of Coarsegold.
It’s hot and dry and the fire danger is extermely high. To help prevent fires all visitors are being asked to adhere to the following guidelines: No Smoking No smoking below 6,000 feet, except within an enclosed vehicle, a building in which smoking is allowed, a campground or picnic area where wood and charcoal fires are […]
New lightning caused fires: It’s a hot, dry summer and the fire danger is extermely high in the Sierra. Several fires were spawned by last weeks thunderstorms and are now being actively monitored. Most of the fires are small; single tree strikes that amount to less than a tenth of an acre. The fires are […]
Highway 140 has opened again to all traffic. Firefighters and fire engines may be stationed along the highway. Please be prepared to stop and expect delays.
FIre investigators have pinpointed the cause of the Dog Rock Fire…a vehicle.
Here’s the latest from the National Park Service on the Dog Rock Fire including updates on the road closures.
Here’s the latest on the Dog Rock Fire including road closures in effect.
A CalFire Air tanker pilot was killed yesterday afternoon after his plane crashed while fighting the Dog Rock fire in Yosemite.
Fire crews are continuing to work on the Meadow Fire and have been able to get the fire about 23% contained.