September 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.
August 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.
August 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.
August 27, 2013 California Air National Guard crews battling the huge blaze have taken some amazing videos as they pass over the flames and smoke.
July 18, 2013 Weather conditions favor the fire that is heading toward the resort town of Idyllwild: Temperatures might soar to 105 degrees Thursday and the humidity could drop below 1 percent.