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Mariposa County Fire Grows Over 1,000 Acres

Mariposa, Ca — The Telegraph Fire in Mariposa County has currently burned over 1,000 acres in an isolated area near the Merced River Canyon.

There are 750 firefighters on scene, including many from the CAL Fire Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit. There are 77 engines, 25 hand crews, 15 bulldozers, six air tankers, five water tenders and four helicopters. No structures have been lost at this time. The fire started shortly after three o´clock Friday afternoon.

Written by BJ Hansen