California’s two-week-old Rim Fire had long been merely a threat on the horizon to tourists at Yosemite National Park until smoke crept into Yosemite Valley just in time to cloud vacationers’ Labor Day weekend travel plans. Officials …
The massive Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California is an example of how drought can amplify wildfires in a warming, drying West. The fire, which now ranks as the 14th-largest wildfire in state history, has been racing through …
A hunter is charged with four counts, two of them felonies, in the third-largest fire on record in California A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a 32-year-old bow hunter suspected of starting the campfire that sparked last year's Rim fire, …
After battling the Rim Fire raging on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park for the last nine days, state and federal fire crews on Monday had contained 20 percent of the wildfire - now the size of Chicago. That is more than double the …
Despite stubborn heat and wind over the Labor Day weekend, firefighters battling the Rim fire burning into Yosemite National Park tightened ... An employee at the Twain Harte fire station said Tuesday that McNeal was out fighting the …
The giant wildfire burning at the edge of Yosemite National Park has not only destroyed buildings and threatened water supplies, electricity and sequoias, it has also unleashed a smoky haze that has worsened air quality more than 100 …
The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013. With winds gusting and flames jumping from treetop to treetop, hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to GROVELAND, CA - …
Smoke from the fast-burning Rim fire reached Yosemite Valley on Saturday, hampering crews’ work to contain it. The wildfire started two weeks ago and has fast become one of the largest fires in California history. Despite the smoke, the …
Almost 40 percent of the area burned by the Yosemite National Park Rim Fire is nothing but charred land, fire ecologists say. The third-largest wildfire in California history has left a barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that …