Part of Yosemite National Park shut down due to wildfire burning near Mariposa Grove

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Friday, July 8, 2022
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Crews are battling the Washburn Fire, which is burning near the lower portion of the Mariposa Grove.

FRESNO, Calif. -- Crews are battling a wildfire that has shut down part of Yosemite National Park Thursday evening.

The Washburn Fire is burning near the lower portion of the Mariposa Grove.

Crews are attacking the flames from the ground and the air.

It has spread to about 60-70 acres, as of 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

Park officials say the Mariposa Grove is closed until further notice.

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