13,000 homes and businesses have been ordered to evacuate as firefighters race to stop a second massive wildfire raging near the entrance to Yosemite National Park.
Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.
A Bay Area man died while rock climbing in Yosemite National Park shortly after his girlfriend accepted his marriage proposal.
A California man was charged Thursday with starting the state’s third-largest wildfire, a 2013 blaze that charred hundreds of square miles of land in Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest.
Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.
The fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air.
Cal Fire is lifting evacuation warnings and orders for parts around Camino as firefighters continue to battle a wildfire that’s destroyed 13 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills.
Firefighters on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home and grew significantly overnight.
Telephone service in parts of Yosemite National Park has been cut off due to a damaged phone line.