Dense smoke from a wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park on Saturday hampered both suppression efforts and the prized views sought by holiday weekend tourists. For the first time since the blaze broke out in a neighboring …
Yosemite National Park reopened areas that were previously off-limits to the public because of the large Rim Fire, which consumed 255,000 acres of forest land last summer. Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and hiking trails in the Hetch …
NASA’s Terra satellite—designed to observe the interaction between Earth’s land, air, water, and energy—saw the wildfire on Sunday from space: The California Rim Fire ... run for its money. The Rim Fire is edging into Yosemite National Park ...
Big Bear firefighter Jon Curtis keeps a close eye on a 'slop over' fire that jumped Hwy 120 just east of Hardin Flat Road while fighting the Rim Fire. Elias Funez/The Modesto Bee/AP Firefighter A.J. Tevis watches the flames of the Rim Fire …
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency on Thursday as the Rim Fire near Yosemite Park continued spreading at a breathtaking pace. The fire in Tuolumne County has devoured 105,000 acres and is only 2 percent …
YOSEMITE NATIONAL FOREST, California - NASA released this satellite picture Monday of the Rim Fire now raging out of control near the Yosemite National Forest. The fire, now covering more than 224 square miles, is still only 7 percent …
LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – The Rim Fire near Yosemite and Groveland, California prompted Ferretti Road evacuations last night adding to the existing Buck Meadows evacuation orders. Certain road closures from the fire, including those for …
The so-called Rim Fire has charred 74,843 hectares - an area larger than the land mass of Chicago - since it erupted on August 17. Most of that has occurred in the Stanislaus National Forest west of Yosemite, according to Mr Berlant. It …
Anyone making the flights up and down California this morning could not fail to be impressed and awed by the monster smoke cloud being sent up over the Sierra from the Rim Fire. Bill Mabie ... 4,000 structures west of Yosemite and near …
A firefighter douses the flames of the Rim Fire on Aug. 24, 2013, near Groveland, Calif. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control outside of Yosemite National Park, and we have no one to blame but ourselves. Photo by Justin …