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Fire Update November 13, 2020

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avatar Fire Update November 13, 2020
November 13, 2020 03:20PM
Yosemite National Park is experiencing winter weather conditions, with snow impacting all four wildfires this past week. This will be the final update on the following incidents unless significant change occurs. Road closures are in effect due to weather and snow. Trail closures remain in effect until further notice. Residual smoke may be visible from Tioga Road (Highway 120 through Yosemite National Park), Glacier Point, and high country vistas. For road conditions, call +1 209 372-0200, press 1, then 1. For Wilderness information, call +1 209 372-0826.

Blue Jay Fire
Location: Yosemite Creek drainage south of the 10 Lakes trail at 9,000 feet elevation.
Discovery Date: July 24, 2020
Size: 6,922 acres
Containment: 90%
Strategy: Confine and Contain
Cause: Lightning
Web Link: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6888/

Fire behavior is minimal. Fire is smoldering in interior pockets and along the northern edge.

Wolf Fire
Location: North of White Wolf Campground and west of Lukens Lake Trail at 9,000 feet elevation.
Discovery Date: August 11, 2020
Size: 2,057 acres
Containment: 90%
Strategy: Confine and Contain
Cause: Lightning
Web Link: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7134/

Fire behavior is minimal. Fire is smoldering near Morrison Creek.

North Whizz Dome Fire
Location: South of Cathedral Creek and 1 mile northwest of Tioga Road at 8,400 feet elevation.
Discovery Date: August 27, 2020
Size: 165 acres
Containment: 100%
Strategy: Monitor
Cause: Lightning
Web Link: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7135/

The fire has shown minimal activity. Fire is producing minimal smoke.

Horse Fire
Location: Horse Ridge, 1 mile southeast of Ostrander Lake at 9,500 feet elevation.
Discovery Date: August 24, 2020
Size: 30 acres
Containment: 100%
Strategy: Monitor
Cause: Lightning
Web Link: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7149/

The fire has shown minimal activity. Fire is smoldering on the southern perimeter.
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