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Bakersfield Fire Department deploys three additional overhead resources to South Fork Fire

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Posted at 12:17 PM, Aug 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-21 15:17:29-04

The Bakersfield Fire Department has deployed three more overhead resources to the South Fork Fire burning 18 miles East of Mariposa, California. 

Two receiving distribution managers and one Fireline EMT will join the 758 firefighters battling the fire that's burned 4,000 acres. 

Mandatory evacuations remain in Wawona for the area East of Highway 41 on Forest Dr. and Chilnualna Falls Rd.