2014-10-09 / Front Page

Park entrance to reopen Sunday

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 - 4:55 p.m. - Yosemite's Arch Rock entrance is sceduled to reopen at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12, Park officials said today. Electric power will likely be restored to Yosemite Valley by midnight tonight, officials added.

Both electric power in Yosemite Valley and Park access via the Highway 140 corridor have been interrupted since Tuesday, when a vehicle sparked the blaze near Dog Rock by dropping "hot metal fragments," a Park announcement said.

The incident occured between the Park border east of El Portal and the Arch Rock Entrance Station.

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