The Highway 140 entrance to the park will re-open tomorrow at 8:00 AM. Travelers should use extreme caution and expect delays when driving through the fire area. Fire crews will be working along the road and debris may still be rolling of the hillside.
Pacific Gas and Electric completed all repairs yesterday to the National Park Service power lines damaged from the fire.
There will be no night shift from this point forward.
A smaller Type 3 incident management team will be formed to take over management of the fire on Sunday evening. This team will shadow the Type 1 team in order to assure a smooth transition of command.
Beginning today there will only be a daily morning update unless significant activity occurs.
Highway 140 from Park Line near El Portal to the Big Oak Flat Road and El Portal Road Junction. The highway will open tomorrow at 8:00 AM.
Fire Facts: 311 acres; 54 % contained
Dog Rock Fire Information Phone: 209.372.0327; 372.0328; 372.0329 (7:00 AM to 8:00 PM)
Current Conditions in Yosemite: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/conditions.htm
Park Web Page: https://www.nps.gov/yose/blogs/fireinfo.htm
Yosemite Air Quality: https://www.nps.gov/yose/naturescience/aqmonitoring.htm
Cal Fire information concerning the aircraft accident: Daniel Berlant –(916) 651.3473