Terrain Satellite
Wolf
FIRE
1,087
acres
19.8 mi
NE of El Portal, CA
35%
contained
ACTIVE
Last Updated:
41 mins ago
Incident #:
2020-NWCG-7134
Fire Start:
Monday, August 10, 2020 5:00 PM PDT

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential


Fire Weather Forecast


Basic Information Updated: 13 hours, 9 mins ago

Incident Type:
Wildfire
Cause:
Lightning
Date of Origin:
Tuesday August 11th, 2020 approx. 12:00 AM
Location:
The Wolf fire is burning within Wilderness one mile north side of Tioga Road and White Wolf campground.
Incident Commander:
Type 3 Incident Organization
Coordinates:
37.881, -119.643

Current Situation

Total Personnel:
42
Size (Acres):
1,087
Containment:
35%
Fuels Involved:
Timber Litter, Dead and Down, Lodgepole and Red Fir overstory
Significant Events:
The fire has a 40% active perimeter, mainly on the southeastern perimeter.
Fire is creeping, smoldering and backing through compact litter and duff, heavy fuels on the forest floor, and in pockets of accumulated dead and down logs, with some isolated single tree torching along the active perimeter. Light smoke is rising to tree height and dispersing.

Planned Outlook

Planned Actions:
The strategy for this fire is a confine and contain suppression strategy.

Firefighters are continuing to monitor, assess, map, and prepare trail for growth. Firefighters are assessing fire weather behavior and scouting for opportunities to black line as needed and bring the fires edge to natural barriers.

Wildland Fire Use Module will be staffing with primary objectives of patrolling and accurate mapping.

Weather Synopsis

Weather Concerns:
Smoke from the Creek Fire may continue to impact the area and reduce visibility.

Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Yosemite Fire Information
Email: yose_fire_info@nps.gov
Phone: 209-375-9517
Hours: M-F 9 am to 5 pm.
Fire Unit Information
Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389