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Crews Report Progress Against Yosemite-area Fire

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August 27, 2013 AT 8:59 AM
Firefighters gained some ground against the huge wildfire burning forest lands in the western Sierra Nevada, including parts of Yosemite National Park. The 11-day-old blaze expanded to about 280 square miles, partly due to back burning by crews, but containment jumped to 20 percent.