Stanislaus National Forest

Rim Fire

Scientists Find Yosemite Rim Fire Left Behind A Sierra Moonscape

A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a contiguous barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned in centuries.


Rim Fire

Rim Fire Cause Could Take Months To Determine, Pot Garden Ruled Out

There was no evidence of an illegal marijuana grow near the spot where a raging wildfire started near Yosemite National Park, a federal forestry official said Wednesday.


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Rim Fire Burning In Yosemite 60 Percent Contained

The Rim Fire that has blackened more than 228,000 acres in Stanislaus National Forest is now 60 percent contained but about 4,500 residences remain threatened, Cal Fire officials reported Monday morning.


Firefighters douse hot spots while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Of Emergency Declared As Yosemite Wildfire Quadruples In Size

A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park nearly quadrupled in size Thursday, prompting California Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency.


An image of the Rim Fire from the cockpit of a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped (MAFFS) C-130 Hercules assigned to the Channel Islands Air National Guard station. (CalFire)

Rim Fire Near Yosemite Grows; Highway Closed, Evacuations Ordered

A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has grown to more than 15 square miles, destroyed at least two home and was threatening 2,500 structures north of Highway 120, according to U.S. Forest Service.