Chinese Camp, CA — Cal Fire reports the brush fire along Highway 120 is contained at 50 to 60 acres. They are still waiting on GPS tracking to give an exact acreage.
The flames broke out after 4 pm along Highway 120 south of the Yosemite Junction near Chinese Camp. Crews stopped the forward rate of spread in about 30 minutes. The northbound lane of Highway 120 was blocked. Highway 49 from Highway 108 to Chinese Camp was closed to traffic for more than 30 minutes.