Parts of Yosemite National Park closing due to Ferguson Fire
Posted: 11:54 AM, Jul 24, 2018
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FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN)
According to officials, parts of Yosemite National Park will be closing due to the Ferguson Fire.
At a public meeting park officials said that Highway 41, the Yosemite Valley and Wawona will close by noon on Wednesday. Visitors and people camping in the park are being asked to leave.
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