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Yosemite Fire Update, August 12, 2022

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Date: August 12, 2022

Red Fire

Location: between Red Creek and Illilouette Creek
Elevation: 7,800
Discover Date: August 4, 2022
Size: 50 acres (updated to 167 acres on the evening of August 12)
Cause: Lightning
Fire history: burning in the 2001 Hoover fire footprint
Yosemite fire crews are on scene. No current trail closures.

Rodgers Fire

Location: northwest of Rodgers Canyon and southwest of Pleasant Valley
Elevation: 8,100
Discover Date: August 8, 2022
Size: 5 acres
Cause: Lightning
Yosemite fire crews are on scene. No current trail closures. 



Last updated: August 17, 2022

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