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Telegraph Fire Reaches 100 Percent Containment

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Mariposa, CA — According to CAL Fire officials the 34,091 (53 square mile) Telegraph Fire reached 100 containment Tuesday evening.

While there are still a number of islands to contend with (unburned vegetation within the perimiter), demobilization is continuing. 1,143 personnel along with 22 hand crews remain on site. Other resources include 61 engines, 18 water tenders, five dozers and two helicopters.

Cost of fighting the 12 day old Telegraph Fire to date; $37,620,588.

Written by Bill Johnson