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40% Containment Reached On Telegraph Fire

Mariposa, Ca — The Telegraph fire near Yosemite National Park has now scorched 32,063 acres and is 40% contained.

Officials say that 21 residences and 33 outbuildings have been destroyed, and there have been 15 minor injuries to firefighters. The cost to fight the fire has risen to $15 million.

According to Information Officer David Christy, there is still not an estimated time for full containment.

Written by BJ Hansen