Yosemite evacuates Wawona as Washburn Fire burns in famed grove


A wildfire that sparked in Yosemite National Park Thursday continues to tear through an area with many dead trees, trigging more evacuations in Wawona and Wawona Campground on Friday afternoon.  "Please leave the area immediately," officials said. "Utilize Wawona Road (Hwy 41) northbound toward Yosemite Valley. Southbound traffic is closed at the Wawona Golf Course." As of 5 p.m. Friday, the Wa...

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