YOSEMITE, Calif. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- U.S. Forest Service is reporting the fire burning near Yosemite has burned 149,780 acres and is 15 percent contained.
A forest closure is in effect for locations near and in advance of the fire. Several locations on the west side of Yosemite National Park have had closures implemented as a result of the fires spread. Evacuation Advisories are still in effect for Tuolumne City and nearby areas along the Highway 108 corridor. Mandatory evacuations were issued for Old Yosemite Road. Structure defense, contingency planning, indirect line construction and indirect line preparation to the east of the Highway 108 corridor.