US FIRE – Second fire near Yosemite has already destroyed some 6,300 hectares

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A fire unleashed near Yosemite park in the United States, after the one declared at the beginning of the month, has already affected some 6,300 hectares and remains uncontrolled, the California fire service reported Sunday.

The fire, whose origin is being investigated, was declared Friday and has affected Mariposa County, where shelters have been set up to accommodate the population.