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Yosemite's Big Meadow Fire (update)

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InciWeb reports the fire is over 7,000 acres and is at 70% containment. There is an interesting image on InceWeb that paints a good picture of what the firefighters are dealing with in terms of terrain and fuels. I played around with Google Earth and thought these views from above the Valley looking west were […]

Yosemite Fire: Prescribed Burn Gone Bad

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……and the idea was poorly thought out from the start. Middle of Summer, heat wave forecast. What could go wrong? It is called the Big Meadow Fire burning in the Foresta area. Wildland Fire guys are updating details. National Parks Traveler has some information as well. Planning prescribed fires in Yosemite in the Summer is […]