Tenaya Fire

Mariposa County Last Update: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 9:42 a.m. PDT

Acres burned
Sep 7
Started (2015)
Tenaya Fire
Location of
Orth Rim Of Yosemite Valley, East Of Yosemite Fall
Structures Destroyed

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September 9, 2015 1:35 p.m. PDT

The fire remains active. Trail blocks are in place for this popular hiking area. The weather remains hot, and this condition will until the weekend when temperatures will cool. Smoke impacts to air quality continue however there is far less smoke production compared to this time yesterday. There are no threats to structures and no injuries have occurred.

September 8, 2015 4:45 p.m. PDT

The smoke visible in the Yosemite Valley is coming from the Tenaya Fire, which is located in Indian Canyon above the north rim of the Valley on both sides of the Lehamite trail, between the Valley and Tioga Road. The fire was discovered last night and is currently estimated at 100 acres. The fire is spotting among dead trees creating much of the large smoke plume we are seeing in Yosemite Valley. Full suppression efforts are underway. Two 20-person Type-1 hand crews are on scene. Four air tankers and two helicopters are also assisting. Temperatures are expected to drop tonight which should help firefighting efforts. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Smoky conditions are likely to persist over the next few days.

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Administrative Unit
USFS - Yosemite National Park
Under investigation
Damage Assessment
No structures threatened.

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