Fire and the plague have made getting to and around Yosemite National Park difficult for summer campers.
A fast-spreading wildfire has shut down a portion of Tioga Pass and threatens areas of Yosemite National Park.
The “Walker” and “Wye” fires have burned 7,934 acres since they started around 4 p.m. Sunday. Full containment is expected by Monday.
Hundreds of evacuees have been allowed to return home as crews are continuing to make progress against a Lake County wildfire that has now grown to about 5 square miles.
Firefighters from across the Bay Area and California are in Lake County on Monday, where two separate grass fires continue to burn thousands of acres and threaten hundreds of homes, Cal Fire officials said.