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Yosemite Rim Fire

Hunter May Face Charges For Igniting Massive Yosemite Fire

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

The hunter whose campfire caused the catastrophic Rim Fire in Yosemite might soon face charges. Tuolumne County District Attorney Michael Knowles a...

In Heart Of The Rim Fire, Regeneration Has Begun

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 09.30.2013 | Green

TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. -- In the midst of a foreboding canyon scorched bare by the Sierra Nevada's most destructive fire in centuries, tiny ferns unfur...

Scientists Scramble To Asses Rim Fire Damage Ahead Of Rainy Season

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 11.08.2013 | Green

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Scientists are assessing the damage from a massive wildfire burning around Yosemite National Park, laying plans to protect...

WATCH - Yosemite Rim Fire Grows to Size of Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose Combined

David Kroodsma | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green
David Kroodsma

This makes the fire the fifth largest in California since we started recording fire sizes in the 1930s.

WATCH: Stunning Time-Lapse Video Of The Yosemite Rim Fire

Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

It's been raging for almost two weeks, but it seems that the massive Sierra Nevada Rim Fire is not about to fizzle out any time soon. "My predictio...

Firefighters Use Drones To Battle Yosemite Fire

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF and TRACIE CONE | Posted 08.28.2013 | San Francisco

GROVELAND, Calif. -- Firefighters battling the giant wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada added a California National Guard Predator drone to their a...

LOOK: Google Helps Users Track, Predict Yosemite Fire

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green

In the search for the latest updates on California's Rim Fire -- already one of the largest in the state's history -- it seems good old Google Maps mi...

Robin Wilkey

LOOK: Apocalyptic Yosemite Fire Photo Is Absolutely Terrifying

HuffingtonPost.com | Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.20.2013 | Green

In the tidal wave of Yosemite Rim Fire photos, no image has quite captured the awe and terror of the disaster for local residents quite like this shot...

Anna Almendrala

Mom, Kids Have Moved Twice To Outrun Yosemite Fire

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.27.2013 | Los Angeles

Groveland, Calif., resident Karine Matter has already packed the suitcases into her car. Photo albums are stacked near the front door. Coolers wait to...

LOOK: The Yosemite Fire From Space

Posted 08.28.2013 | Los Angeles

Now in its 11th day, the Yosemite wildfire has burned more than 179,400 acres near the edges of the Yosemite National Park, making it the seventh-larg...

Drought Primed Sierra Nevada For Massive Wildfire

AP | TRACIE CONE and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green

GROVELAND, Calif. — Unnaturally long intervals between wildfires and years of drought primed the Sierra Nevada for the explosive conflagration c...

16 Insane Photos Of The Yosemite Wildfire

Posted 08.23.2013 | Green

An enormous wildfire burning at the edge of Yosemite National Park has swelled to three times the size it was on Thursday, forcing hundreds of area re...