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Firefighters making progress on Calif. wildfire
CALIFORNIA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Firefighters are making progress on the massive wildfire in California, lifting some evacuation advisories in the surrounding area.
Residents in a few towns north of the wildfire near Yosemite National Park are returning home Friday night, finally out of the line of fire.
The blaze is 33 percent contained, burning more than 315 square miles.
More than 5,000 firefighters are battling the flames, but they say that number is likely to drop.
The fire isn't expected to keep tourists away, though.
Park Officials expected 3,000 cars to pass through the gates each day this weekend despite the fire.