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Yosemite Wildfire

Hikers Evacuated By Helicopter As Wildfire Rages In Yosemite

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

Hikers were evacuated by helicopter from Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome on Sunday as a wildfire raged in nearby Little Yosemite Valley. ...

Good News About The California Wildfire

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | Green

Sept 1 (Reuters) - Firefighters battling a colossal California wildfire that has eaten away at the Yosemite National Park backcountry managed overni...

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.

An Encouraging Weekend Ahead For California Firefighters

Reuters | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Fire crews battling to keep a massive blaze from invading the heart of Yosemite Na...

Anna Almendrala

Mom, Kids Have Moved Twice To Outrun Yosemite Fire | 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...

How Drought May Have Contributed To Yosemite Fire

Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: The massive Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park in California is an example of how drought can amplify wil...

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...

Yosemite Wildfire Forces Campgrounds To Evacuate

SFGate | Casey Newton, Chronicle Staff Writer | Posted 10.28.2011 | San Francisco

By TRACIE CONE, Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Firefighters relied on a giant air tanker to make steady progress Monday against a five-day...

Wildfires Don't Harm, But Benefit Yosemite National Park

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In Yosemite National Park, in central California, fire is viewed differently. The forest needs to burn to survive, although fire was once thought to b...

Yosemite Wildfires Threaten 4,000 Homes

Los Angeles Times | Ari B. Bloomekatz and Maria L. La Ganga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MARIPOSA, CALIF. -- Thousands of firefighters continued to battle a growing blaze in the Yosemite area Monday, hampered by steep terrain and high temp...