Yosemite fire continues, threatening 4,500 structures

America’s largest active forest fire continued to burn at the edge of Yosemite National Park Monday, reaching 234 square miles and prompting multiple mandatory and advisory evacuations in the area to the northwest of the park.

Overall, the fire was 15% contained as of Monday at 7 a.m. local time, a recorded message at the incident command center said. The blaze has burned 23 structures. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for residents in some areas in the path of the fire while other towns, including Tuolumne and Mi-Wuk Village, were under advisory evacuations.

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