Wildfire continues to rage in California, reaching Yosemite National Park

by Cassady Craighill

August 26, 2013

Rim Fire in California

Rim Fire in California

The Rim Fire in California is now one of the largest in California state history. Firefighters have battled the growing flames for 10 days now while it’s burned more than 240 square miles.

It is now burning into Yosemite National Park, threatening thousands of homes, structures and the hydroelectric power supply to San Francisco.

See shocking images of the Rim Fire fromThe Atlantic.

Cassady Craighill

By Cassady Craighill

Cassady is a media officer for Greenpeace USA based on the East Coast. She covers climate change and energy, particularly how both issues relate to the Trump administration.

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