mariposa - In California, the fire continues to grab itself. On Thursday, fire fires destroyed 45 buildings near the Yosemite National Park. Five thousand people had to leave their homes.
The forest fire approaches the former gold-seeking town of Mariposa, a popular tourist destination. Since Thursday morning, the fire has spread with nearly nine thousand hectares. Over three thousand firemen try to control the fire. They have only succeeded for 10 percent. A fireman has died.
In the district of Mariposa, this emergency had already been declared earlier this week. Several towns in the area have been evacuated