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July 30, 2014 5:57 PM

El Portal fire closes entrance to Yosemite

The El Portal fire has grown to 3,545 acres and was 34 percent contained Wednesday morning. About 864 fire personnel continue to make progress on a fire burning along the western edge of Yosemite. Meanwhile, fires in Merced County continue to burn themselves out as firefighters keep a watchful eye.

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