Yosemite Wildfire Weakened, Evacuations To End
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Residents in California's Foresta community near Yosemite National Park will be allowed to return home this afternoon, now that firefighters are making progress battling a more than 6-square-mile wildfire.
The blaze is now 58 percent contained, up from 34 percent contained early Thursday.
There are still worries that the wildfire could move west toward giant Sequoias about 2 miles away.
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