County Line (Wildfire)

The County Line Fire is one of multiple fires burning in Yosemite National Park. These fires began as a result of thunderstorm and lightning activity that moved through the park in late June 2021. Each of these fires is being managed based on its location, potential impacts, and other key factors. Many of the fires are burning in high elevation wilderness areas, ranging from 7,000 to 9,700 feet.The County Line Fire, located south of the Tioga Road near the White Wolf area, is currently at 224 acres. Hand crews limbed up trees and piled branches along the Tioga Road earlier in the week in preparation for burning from the road to the fire’s edge on Wednesday, July 14. The fire is also adjacent to an area that burned last year during the Blue Jay Fire. In addition to restoring the ecological balance of this fire-adapted ecosystem, these fire incidents and management actions will enhance protection to the nearby White Wolf Lodge and Campground.  These two fires will be visible from…

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