Wildfires threaten Yosemite National Park, California, USA

A state of emergency has been declared for parts of the US state of California due to an out-of-control wildfire. The wildfire has spread to Yosemite National Park. The affected areas include two directions from Stanislaus National Forest moving east toward Yosemite, west toward the residential area of Pine Mountain Lake, and some fire moving in a northwest direction. The fire is 150 miles from San Francisco, threatens the city's power lines and stations, and could have an impact on the power supply. A large portion of highway 120 is closed.

According to Yosemite Park's website, the damage to the park has been minimal and all lodges and recreational activities are open and accessible.

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