Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park now fully contained

Posted at 10:36 AM, Aug 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-19 13:36:13-04

MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif. (KGTV) -- A fire burning around Yosemite National Park has been fully contained, according to KGO.

The Ferguson Fire burned nearly 97,000 acres and destroyed 10 structures. Fire crews are now in the mop-up and repair phase.

The fire spread throughout Mariposa County for more than a month from July 13 through August 19. Two firefighters were killed fighting the fire and 19 people injured.

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