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Thousands return home from Mosquito Fire evacuations, as rain turns blaze into smolder

Yosemite’s Mariposa Grove is site of celebration, relief as it reopens after monthlong fire closure 

After a nearly one-month closure, Yosemite National Park’s famed Mariposa Grove of giant sequoias reopened to the public this week, drawing hundreds of people who came together to celebrate the survival of the towering trees after they had been threatened by wildfire.

CAL FIRE Hits Peak Staffing for Wildfire this Summer

CAL FIRE has surpassed goal of treating 100,000 acres by 2025 years ahead of schedule.

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