The 2013 Rim Fire near Yosemite emitted as much greenhouse gas as the city of San Francisco produces in a year, and more methane is being emitted as dead vegetation decays, the report says. —The state spent $600 million fighting fires …
Yosemite National Park has reopened all areas that were previously closed due to the Rim fire last August. The Rim fire started in Stanislaus National Forest, burned approximately 255,000 acres, including 77,000 acres within Yosemite
it has so far had little or no direct impact on Yosemite Valley, a popular spot for tourists and home to many of the park's iconic attractions, including the El Capitan rock formation. Authorities don't know what started the Rim Fire -- although …
Firefighters are slowly making progress against a sprawling wildfire that is now 20% contained in and around California's Yosemite National Park. But the Rim Fire continues to spread and now encompasses more than 288 sq miles (746 …
The tourist hotspot Yosemite Valley and its iconic attractions, including the El Capitan rock formation, currently are safe, miles from the Rim Fire's reach. However, the blaze was on the edge of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which serves 2.6 …
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 …
The logging bill approved Thursday refines a measure introduced last September as the Yosemite Rim Fire Emergency Salvage Act, a response to a weeks-long fire that burned 257,314 acres in Mariposa and Tuolumne counties. The blaze …
Yosemite's designated wilderness, which takes up more than 94 per cent of the park, is 1,101 square miles (1,772 square kilometres), and its entire land mass is the size of Rhode Island, according to National Park Service. Crankin' day 3 at …
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Firefighters report that the Rim Fire burning in the Yosemite Area is 35% contained Friday night. Just under 5,000 firefighters are working to contain the blaze, which has now burned over 213,000 acres . The fire has caused …