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Fueled by drought, warming and wilderness mismanagement, modern blazes may be too much for ecosystems to withstand...AM PDT The Rim Fire in Yosemite National Park, August 30, 2013. This story first appeared on the Wired website and is reproduced here
California's biggest wildfire was just a 40-acre canyon blaze west of Yosemite National Park on Aug. 17. Within just a few days, the Rim fire had grown into a monster, menacing foothill communities and incinerating the landscape with 200-foot flames
Stories Crews working to corral the massive wildfire searing the edge of Yosemite National Park made major gains as 60% of the blaze was contained Monday...Crews will continue building fire lines and burning away the fire's potential fuel sources.
US, a bleak warning has been issued that such fires in future are likely to break out over longer periods and wider areas each year, and create up to twice as much smoke. Forest wildfires are a regular event in California and other states in the
The massive US wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park is now 60% contained...Crews will continue building fire lines and burning away the fire's potential fuel sources on Monday.
California (AP) The massive U.S. wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park is now 60 percent contained...It now covers more than 357 square miles (924 sq. kilometers)...Crews will continue building fire lines and burning away the fire's
Forest Service to approve the use of remote-controlled blasters to trigger small snowslides in an attempt to keep big avalanches from blocking Berthoud Pass near Winter Park Resort. The Denver Post reported that if the $1.2 million system works, the
The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in modern California history, fire officials said Sunday as clouds and higher humidity helped crews further contain the biggest blaze in the United
As the fourth largest wildfire in California continues to burn around and inside Yosemite, investigators are examining what the short and long-range causes of the fire are. A report by Reuters Sunday claimed that stringent air quality standards in
California (AP) The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in California history. CalFire spokesman Daniel Berlant said Sunday that the 2-week-old Rim Fire claimed the spot as it grew to 348