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Californian wildfire spreads into Yosemite National park

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Californian wildfire spreads into Yosemite National park

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A wildfire that has already burned tens of thousands of acres in California has now spread into Yosemite National Park and dramatically increased in size.

It is the fastest-moving of 50 large wildfires hitting the American West, mobilising thousands of firefighters and straining resources to the extent that talks have begun with the Pentagon and Canadian authorities to obtain reinforcements.