Aug 18, 2014 — This third-largest wildfire in California's history struck the area near Yosemite National Park. Since then, controversy has broken out over whether to log the trees and replant seedlings.
Sep 7, 2013 — The Rim wildfire that began three weeks ago today is now 80 percent contained, officials say, but it has burned more than a quarter of a million acres, and it may continue to grow, thanks to low humidity and other conditions.
Sep 5, 2013 — At its peak, the Rim Fire threatened San Francisco's water supply and Yosemite's ancient sequoias.
Aug 29, 2013 — Though the massive fire around Yosemite National Park is now 30 percent contained, it will take more time to surround the blaze. Meanwhile, smoke is making the air unhealthy to breathe across a large area of Northern California and Nevada.
Aug 28, 2013 — The huge "Rim Fire" in and around Yosemite National Park is close to the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir that serves San Francisco. While falling ash hasn't seriously polluted the waters yet, there's concern that erosion from scorched hillsides will cause problems for the water supply in coming months.
Aug 27, 2013 — California Air National Guard crews battling the huge blaze have taken some amazing videos as they pass over the flames and smoke.
Aug 26, 2013 — The night-time shot shows the fire, which has burned an area the size of Chicago, looking as bright as San Francisco.
Aug 26, 2013 — The huge fire is threatening some of San Francisco's power and water services. Southern California Public Radio has put together a multimedia tool to follow the fire and the fight to bring it under control.
Aug 25, 2013 — The towering sequoias only grow on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada and are among the most ancient living things on Earth.