UPDATES: 3 CA FIRES 2007 p.m. update 08/07/18B S.S.
CARR FIRE (Wed. p.m.):
The Carr Fire has burned more than 176,000 acres in and around Redding, and is 47 percent contained. Approximately 1600 structures have been destroyed, and 528 are still threatened.
MENDOCINO COMPLEX (Wed. p.m.):
The Mendocino Complex Fire has burned more than 302,000 acres, making it the largest wildfire in recorded history in California. It is now 47 percent contained. This Fire has destroyed more than 230 structures, and threatens 9,200 more.
FERGUSON FIRE (Wed. p.m.):
The Ferguson Fire has burned more than 94,000 acres and is 68% contained. Firefighters are working to not only keep the fire out of Yosemite National Park, but to secure the communities of Foresta, and Yosemite West too. Portions of Yosemite National Park are still closed, including both the Mariposa and Merced Groves of Giant Sequoias. Several campgrounds are also still closed. As of 10 a.m YESTERDAY (Wednesday) morning, Yosemite Valley has re-opened….but ONLY to residents and employees.
More information can be found by going on-line to: nps.gov/yose, or by calling the National Park.
BRIDGE FIRE (MARIN COUNTY)
There are no evacuations, and no structures are threatened by the Bridge Fire burning on Black Mountain, near Nicasio Reservoir in Marin County. As of this evening, the blaze had burned about 45 acres, and was 50 percent contained. firefighters from 7 different agencies are working to quell the wildfire. Point Reyes Road is closed at Platform Bridge, and also at Shoreline Highway.
More information on that (and other) fires burning in California can also be found on-line at: Fire.ca.gov