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

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Smoke can be seen on a two-lane road with burned vegetation on either side.Image options: [ Full Size ]

The County Line Fire, located south of the Tioga Road near the White Wolf area, is currently at 224 acres. 
 
 This fire may be visible from numerous vantage points throughout the park, including high country viewpoints along Tioga Road. Travelers in the White Wolf area may see equipment and fire personnel working near the road from the White Wolf area to McSwain Summit. Visitors may encounter smoke on the road as the drive from White Wolf to McSwain summit. Anyone hiking in the fire area when closures are lifted should remain on the designated trail and avoid walking though burned areas where hazards such as ash pits, weakened trees, and stump holes are likely present.

 
Smoke will also be present from other regional fires in California through out parts of Yosemite NP.

Air Quality Conditions for Yosemite National Park can be found at: www.nps.gov/yose/learn/nature/aqmonitoring


Yosemite National Park is a fire-adapted ecosystem. The strategy for all fires is to provide for the safety of employees and the public and protect natural and cultural resources. Currently, there are no threats to infrastructure.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseLightning.
Date of OriginWednesday July 28th, 2021 approx. 05:00 PM
LocationBetween Old Tioga Rd. and Tioga Rd. south of Mc Swain Meadows.
Incident CommanderNPS
Coordinates37.835 latitude, -119.619 longitude

Current Situation

Size224 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber Understory.

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