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  1. California wildfires: Containment elusive for erratic MendocinoRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | SFGate

    Firefighters tend to hotspots in a back-burned area in the Mendocino National Forest that was burned in the Mendocino Complex Fire east of Ukiah, Calif., on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. Firefighters tend to hotspots in a back-burned area in the Mendocino National Forest that was burned in the Mendocino Complex Fire east of Ukiah, Calif., on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.

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  2. Firefighter's death the 6th of 2018; Yosemite reopensRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 14 | SFGate

    A destroyed vehicle on burned property after the Ranch fire burned through the area, in the Spring Valley community near Clearlake, Calif., Aug. 8, 2018. The Mendocino Complex fire system, a combination of the Ranch fire and the River fire, has grown to more than 300,000 acres.

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  3. The Latest: Vehicle tow chain sparked small California fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | SFGate

    In this July 25, 2018 file photo, Hannah Whyatt poses for a friend's photo as smoke from the Ferguson Fire fills Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park will reopen Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, 14 days after a wildfire choked the park with smoke at the peak of tourist season.

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  4. The Latest: Fire destroys historic cabins in Glacier parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | SFGate

    In this July 25, 2018 file photo, Hannah Whyatt poses for a friend's photo as smoke from the Ferguson Fire fills Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park will reopen Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, 14 days after a wildfire choked the park with smoke at the peak of tourist season.

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  5. Yosemite park reopens, but fire's toll on tourism still feltRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | SFGate

    The 20-day closure during peak tourist season at one of the busiest parks in the U.S. cost Shaw $200,000 in lost revenue at his hotel just outside Yosemite. Most of the park reopened Tuesday.

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  6. More firefighters preferring to let California wildfires burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | SFGate

    San Diego firefighter Juan Mendez pauses to listen to radio calls during the Ferguson Fire near Tunnel View Yosemite National Park. In areas where past fires had cleared fuel, the fire has tapered off.

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  7. Most recreational facilities escape damage from wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | SFGate

    Thick smoke blankets Yosemite Valley in California's Yosemite National Park, July 26, 2018. Thousands of tourists were evacuated a day earlier, as one of the country's most iconic natural preserves was blanketed with thick smoke from a 38,000-acre fire.

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  8. Yosemite Valley scheduled to reopen Tuesday after fire closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | SFGate

    A helicopter battles the Ferguson Fire below Wawona Road at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Yosemite Valley is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, after a nearly three-week fire closure. A helicopter battles the Ferguson Fire below Wawona Road at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Yosemite Valley is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, after a nearly three-week fire closure.

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  9. Chances of Yosemite reopening Monday are - slim'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | SFGate

    Thick smoke blankets Yosemite Valley in California's Yosemite National Park, July 26, 2018. Thousands of tourists were evacuated a day earlier, as one of the country's most iconic natural preserves was blanketed with thick smoke from a 38,000-acre fire.

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  10. Chances of Yosemite opening up Monday are - slim'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | SFGate

    As a growing wildfire continues to threaten Yosemite Valley, the chances of the park re-opening Monday are "slim," said Jim Mackensen, a spokesperson for the U.S. Forest Service. Officials do not expect to fully contain the Ferguson Fire - which has grown to 89,633 acres since starting July 13 - for at least another two weeks.

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  11. 'Hazardous' smoky air shuts Yosemite in peak tourist seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 4 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 image from a Yosemite Conservancy webcam, smoke from wildfires obscures the Ahwahnee Meadow at Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yosemite National Park could reopen its scenic valley and other areas Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, if conditions improve after a 12-day closure due to nearby wildfires.

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  12. Unexpected side effect of Ferguson Fire: Open YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 3 | SFGate

    Francisco Avendano, visiting from Madrid, Spain, photographs Half Dome as smoke from the Ferguson Fire hangs over Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Parts of the park, including Yosemite Valley, will close Wednesday as firefighters work to contain the blaze.

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  13. Camp Mather extends closure to Aug. 12 due to fire by YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | SFGate

    Thick smoke blankets Yosemite Valley in CaliforniaA's Yosemite National Park, July 26, 2018. Thousands of tourists were evacuated a day earlier, as one of the countryA's most iconic natural preserves was blanketed with thick smoke from a 38,000-acre fire.

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  14. Yosemite closure extended into weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | SFGate

    Yosemite National Park officials on Tuesday extended the shutdown of much of the park until Sunday because of ongoing wildfire concerns while expanding the closure to include the Hetch Hetchy area. Popular Yosemite Valley as well as the Wawona area, Mariposa Grove and Merced Grove have been closed since July 25 due to unhealthy smoke and firefighting traffic from the nearby Ferguson Fire.

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  15. National parks firefighter killed in Ferguson FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | SFGate

    U.S. Forest Service Fire Behavior Analyst Robert Scott near the leading edge of the Ferguson Fire close to Lushmeadows on Thursday, July 26, 2018.Photo 2: Jason Engle, left, a U.S. Forest Service Ranger , and Forest Service Fire Behavior Analyst Robert Scott evaluate the Ferguson Fire near Lushmeadows, Mariposa County. less U.S. Forest Service Fire Behavior Analyst Robert Scott near the leading edge of the Ferguson Fire close to Lushmeadows on Thursday, July 26, 2018.Photo 2: Jason Engle, left, a U.S. Forest Service Ranger , and ... more A padlock and chain wrap around the doors at the main entrance to the Majestic Hotel in Californias Yosemite National Park, July 26, 2018.

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  16. Uncontained wildfire destroys 500 structures in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 28 | SFGate

    The air chokes with the smell of smoke and chemicals. The smoldering remains are still too hot to sift through.

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  17. Yosemite Valley reopening delayed until next Friday as FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | SFGate

    Hannah Whyatt poses for a friend's photo as smoke from the Ferguson fire fills Yosemite Valley, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Campsites and lodges emptied out after disappointed tourists were ordered to leave the heart of Yosemite National Park by noon Wednesday, as firefighters battled to contain a huge wildfire just to the west that has threatened the park's forest and sent up smoke that obscured grand vistas of waterfalls and sheer granite faces.

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  18. When a wildfire threatens your summer vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | SFGate

    Guests leave the The Majestic Yosemite Hotel?, formerly The Ahwahnee Hotel, shortly after it closed on Wednesday July 25, 2018, in Yosemite National Park, Calif. The hotel, nearby campgrounds and other sections of Yosemite close today as firefighters work to contain the Ferguson fire.

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  19. Kings Canyon, Sequoia mobbed after Yosemite closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | SFGate

    Visitors who planned a trip to Yosemite National Park were disappointed to learn of a closure due to the encroaching Ferguson Fire. Meanwhile businesses in Groveland and the surrounding area are dealing with less tourists as a result of Yosemite Valley's closure.

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  20. 'It's a ghost town': Photos show an unrecognizable YosemiteRead the original story

    Friday Jul 27 | SFGate

    An empty campground in California's Yosemite National Park, July 26, 2018. Thousands of tourists were evacuated a day earlier as one of the country's most iconic natural preserves was blanketed with thick smoke from a 38,000-acre fire that has burned for nearly two weeks.

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