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Yosemite fire forces Wawona residents to evacuate

A blaze in Yosemite National Park has caused residents of the small community of Wawona to be forced to evacuate Saturday, officials said. The South Fork Fire, which began last Sunday east of the town, has burned 2,903 acres, according to federal fire officials. The fire picked up overnight due to windy conditions and has caused officials to order residents and visitors in Wawona to leave.
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