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Last Updated
45 mins, 7 secs ago
Fire Start
Monday, August 22, 2022 5:00 PM PDT
Incident #
2022-NWCG-8419
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Incident Overview

Inciweb information was updated: 5 days ago

Incident Photo for the Yosemite September Lightning Fire

Yosemite September Lightning

Since September 5, Yosemite Fire and Aviation and partners responded to multiple new lightning strikes in the park. No closures or evacuations are associated with these incidents. All are/were less than 1/4 acre.

CHIQUITO FIRE – patrol status
Location: Chiquito Pass/Chain Lakes area, near the park’s southeast boundary
Elevation: 9100’
Discover Date: September 10, 2022

TURNER FIRE- OUTLocation: east of Alder Falls, along Turner Ridge, northeast of the Wawona Road above Alder Creek
Elevation: 6700’
Discover Date: September 10, 2022

EMPIRE FIRE– patrol status
Location: near Empire Meadows, Badger Pass area
Elevation: 6500’
Discover Date: September 10, 2022
Size: 1/10th acre

WOLF FIRE - OUT
Location: Along Tioga Road, east of White Wolf
Elevation: 8000’
Discover Date: September 10, 2022

OBELISK FIRE - OUT
Location: East of Starr King Meadow/ west of Lake Obelisk/Mt. Clark
Elevation: 9,750’
Discover date: September 9, 2022

RANCH FIRE - OUT
Location: Northeast of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Elevation: 8,400'
Discover date: September 7, 2022

ALDER FIRE - patrol status
Location: North of Alder Creek, northwest of Wawona
Discover date: September 5, 2022

Information on other fires in Yosemite National Park:

For information on the Red Fire, located between Ilillouette and Red Creeks, visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8332/
Fore information on the Rodgers Fire, located northeast of Hetch Hetchy, visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/8333/

Basic Incident Details

Incident Type
Wildfire
Incident Commander
Yosemite National Park
Coordinates
37.57, -119.679
Remarks
All fires are less than 1/10th acre and are being contained. No closures or evacuations are associated with these lightning strike fires.

Fire Incident Contact

Incident Contact
Yosemite Fire Information
Phone: 209 379-1493
Fire Unit Information
Yosemite National Park
National Park Service
P.O. Box 577
Yosemite National Park, CA 95389