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Wolf Fire

Unit Information

Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389

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Incident Contact

Yosemite Fire Information
Email: yose_fire_info@nps.gov
Phone: 209-375-9517
Hours: M-F 9 am to 5 pm.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning
Date of OriginTuesday August 11th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
LocationThe Wolf fire is burning within Wilderness one mile north side of Tioga Road and White Wolf campground.
Incident CommanderType 3 Incident Organization
Incident Description
Coordinates37.881 latitude, -119.643 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel42
Size1,077 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained35%
Fuels Involved

Timber Litter, Dead and Down, Lodgepole and Red Fir overstory

Significant Events

The fire has a 40% active perimeter, mainly on the southeastern perimeter.

Fire is creeping, smoldering and backing through compact litter and duff, heavy fuels on the forest floor, and in pockets of accumulated dead and down logs, with some isolated single tree torching along the active perimeter. Light smoke is rising to tree height and dispersing.

Outlook

Planned Actions

The strategy for this fire is a confine and contain suppression strategy.

Firefighters are continuing to monitor, assess, map, and prepare trail for growth. Firefighters are assessing fire weather behavior and scouting for opportunities to black line as needed and bring the fires edge to natural barriers.

Wildland Fire Use Module will be staffing with primary objectives of patrolling and accurate mapping.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

Smoke from the Creek Fire may continue to impact the area and reduce visibility.