Latest News Wires California wildfire update: Firefighters gain ground near Yosemite

More than 1,000 people living near Yosemite were to forced to evacuate Monday, but some of those people were allowed to return home on Tuesday.

By , Associated Press

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Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.